HOAX! (was (>H) META-ish: Virus warning)

Kennita Watson (kwatson@netcom.com)
Fri, 1 Nov 1996 09:29:27 -0800

>>>>> There is a computer virus that is being sent across the Internet.
>>>>> If you receive an e-mail message with the subject line "Irina", DO NOT
>>>>> read the message. DELETE it immediately.
>>>>> Some miscreant is sending people files under the title "Irina".
>>>>> If you receive this mail or file, do not download it. It has a
>>>>> virus that rewrites your hard drive, obliterating anything on it.
>>>>> Please be careful and forward this mail to anyone you care about.



(The results of an AltaVista Advanced Query: "irina NEAR virus". Try
it next time.)

(All those >s mean I'm too late, but please forward this retraction to
whoever you got this from, and whoever you forwarded it to.)


Kennita Watson | The bond that links your true family is not one of blood,
kwatson@netcom.com| but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do
| members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
| -- Richard Bach, _Illusions_