From: Alex Ramonsky (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Feb 14 2002 - 04:09:36 MST
RE: SECURITY WARNING: love warning is a HOAX! Do not delete this file!I just got a rather interesting security warning from my fiancee, which I shall share with you here in case any of you have the same problem...
To: alex @ramonsky.com
Subject: Security warning
There is an old hoax that is making the rounds again. I have seen a dozen
instances of this in the last 24 hours. It seems to happen round about
February 14th every year.
WARNING! The message about the human emotion "love" being a virus is
a HOAX. The message tricks you into thinking that you have a virus and
asks you to delete a part of your brain normally found in human operating
If you have already deleted this file, you can get it back from your
upload backup following the directions found here:
Jill Ramonsky <www.ramonsky.com>
Principal Security Consultant, Entelechy Institute <www.enelechy.info>
Board of Directors, Entelechy Institute <www.enelechy.info>
Cofounder, Double Helix <www.double-helix.info>
> I had this in my brain!!!! You probably have it on yours!!!!!
> I have picked up a virus that is transmitted automatically via human
> interaction. Because I have interacted with you, it means that you're
> likely to have the virus.
> The virus is called "love". It is not detected by intelligence or common sense,
> and lies dormant undefinitely until it strikes, at which point it is capable of
> causing irrational behaviour, and ultimately of closing down your
> entire system. The attached letter is
> a simple yet effective method of finding and deleting the virus before it
> can do you any harm. Please act PROMPTLY!
> the directions for removing it are easy.
> 1. Go into biofeedback mode then find or search (depending on your computer)
> 2. Search for the amygdala.
> 3. In the "look in" make sure you are searching the area around the hypothalmus.
> 4. Hit "search" button (or find).
> 5. If this structure shows up (it's a small blobby thing that will have the
> name (amygdala) DO NOT USE IT!!!!!
> 6. Delete this brain structure
> 7. It will ask you if you want to send it to the recycle bin-say yes
> 8. Go to your frontal lobes and double click on the recycle bin.
> 9. Right click on emotion and delete again- empty the bin.
> If you find it send this information to everyone you come in contact with
> because that's the way it's transferred.
> Happy Valentine's Day
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