> DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF EXTENSION. A NEW
> Trojan Horse Virus has emerged on the Internet with the name PKZIP300.ZIP,
as recently noted on other reflectors, this is an OLD trojan horse.
it is NOT a virus. A virus replicates itself, this thing just formats
drives and is gone.
> so named as to give the iimpression that this file is a new version of the
> PKZIP software used to "zip" compressed files. DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS FILE
> UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES!! If you install or expand the file, the virus
don't download anything unless you know what it is and trust the source!
> WILL wipe your hard disk clean and affect modems at 14.4 and higher. This
how in the world can a piece of software affect a modem???? unless of
it is one of those fancy reprogrammable dsp modems and this thing knows
to wipe its program. this claim is almost as bad as the one with the
> is an extremely destructive virus & there is NOT yet a way of cleaning this
> one up.
of course it can't be cleaned up, once its done its thing theres nothing
to clean up!
> PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO ANYONE YOU KNOW
please don't, its been around enough times already!
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