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> Subject: [Fwd: Virus alert]
> Date: Tuesday, April 15, 1997 6:55 PM
> Please spread this around to friends and neighbors using the internet.
> bob ross
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Subject: Virus alert
Organization: USCG Auxiliary, FH-Division 7 Operations, SH-Division 7 Materials
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 97 23:40:52 +0000
Got this today, this could be quite vicious. Frank
>>> VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION, PLEASE READ!
>>> There is a computer virus that is being sent across the Internet. If
>>> you receive an email message with the subject line "Deeyenda", DO
>>> NOT read the message, DELETE it immediately!
>>> Some miscreant is sending email under the title "Deeyenda"
>>> if you get anything like this DON'T DOWNLOAD THE FILE! It has a
>>> virus that rewrites your hard drive, obliterates anything on it.
>>> Please be careful and forward this e-mail to anyone you care about.
>>> Please read the message below.
>>> FCC WARNING!!!!! -----DEEYENDA PLAGUES INTERNET
>>> The Internet community has again been plagued by another computer
>>> virus. This message is being spread throughout the Internet,
>>> including USENET posting, EMAIL, and other Internet activities. The
>>> reason for all the attention is because of the nature of this virus
>>> and the potential security risk it makes. Instead of a destructive
>>> Trojan virus (like most viruses!), this virus referred to as Deeyenda
>>> Maddick, performs a comprehensive search on your computer, looking
>>> for valuable information, such as email and login passwords, credit
>>> cards, personal inf., etc.
>>> The Deeyenda virus also has the capability to stay memory resident
>>> while running a host of applications and operation systems, such as
>>> Windows 3.11 and Windows 95. What this means to Internet users is
>>> that when a login and password are send to the server, this virus can
>>> copy this information and SEND IT OUT TO UN UNKNOWN ADDRESS (varies).
>>> The reason for this warning is because the Deeyenda virus is
>>> virtually undetectable. Once attacked your computer will be unsecure.
>>> Although it can attack any O/S this virus is most likely to attack
>>> those users viewing Java enhanced Web Pages (Netscape 2.0+ and
>>> Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0+ which are running under Windows 95).
>>> Researchers at Princeton University have found this virus on a number
>>> of World Wide Web pagesand fear its spread.
>>> Please pass this on, for we must alert the general public at the
>>> security risks.
>>> Support Team
>>> in2net network inc.
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