Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 01:29:33 -0700
From: Rudy Troike RTROIKE[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CCIT.ARIZONA.EDU
Subject: Virus alert: see also second note to follow
From: B. L. Radford
Information Center Analyst
8-571-5026 / (919) 461-5026
SUBJECT: Deadly Virus !!!
FYI - be sure to read !!!
From: R. L. Bond, Consultant Liaison
SystemView Information Bureau
Dept/H15 Bldg/503 Loc/B324
Subject: FYI - DO NOT DOWNLOAD PKZIP300
DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF THE
WARNING!!!!! Read the following and take note for those of you who
the web and ftp sites. . . BE WARE!!! Notify your friends and family
total strangers too!!! We don't want to deal with anything like this
We work closely with the military and received this message from a very
reliable source in DC this morning.
A NEW Trojan Horse Virus has emerged on the internet with the
PKZIP300.ZIP, so named as to give the impression that this
a new version of the PKZIP software used to "ZIP" (compress)
DO NOT DOWNLOAD this file under any circumstances!!! If you
or expand this file, the virus WILL wipe your hard disk clean
affect modems at 14.4 and higher. This is an extremely
virus and there is NOT yet a way of cleaning up this one.
REPEAT: DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF
scheible[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]vnet.ibm.com