Re: VIRUS ALERT

From: Gary Wels (glwells@americanisp.net)
Date: Tue Feb 22 2000 - 12:58:21 PST

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    This alert is a hoax.  There are many like it out there.
    
    http://www.datafellows.com/hoaxes/wobbhoax.htm
    
    Take care now,
    
    Gary Wells
    
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Patrick Curran" <pkcurran@iol.ie>
    To: <SeeSat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com>
    Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2000 1:23 PM
    Subject: Fw: VIRUS ALERT
    
    
    > Hi All,
    >
    > I know this virus alert is off topic but it seems to be a dangerous strain
    > and I have therefore decided to post the warning below.
    > It has just been forwarded to me from my wife's computer company.
    >
    > >IBM and AOL have just reported that a new virus WOBBLER is on the
    > >loose.  It will arrive on an e-mail titled "How to give a Cat a Colonic:.
    >
    > >IBM and AOI have announced that it is very powerful, more so than Melissa
    > and
    > >that there is no known remedy.  This virus will eat all your information
    on
    > the
    > >hard drive, and also destroy Netscape and Internet Explorer.
    >
    > >Do not open anything with this title and please pass this message on
    > >to all your contacts and anyone who uses your e-mail facility.  Not too
    > many
    > >people seem to know about this yet, so propogate this information as fast
    > as
    > >possible.
    >
    > Regards to all
    >
    > Pat Curran
    > pkcurran@iol.ie
    > SE Ireland (Co. Kilkenny)
    > 52.4369N 6.9761W 80M
    >
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