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Re: WARNING: Virus Alert (and this one's for real)

From:Kristian Jensen <kljensen@...>
Date:Friday, May 5, 2000, 10:41
Christophe wrote:
> >No need to warn the French, the virus has made the headlines of many of our >newspapers today, and yesterday and this morning all the News programs >spoke about it. I'm sure they're gonna talk about it again tonight. It's >quite a major issue...
Same here in Denmark. I think it hit several European countries pretty bad. I also recieved this from since I'm a clinic subscriber:
DESCRIPTION VBS/LoveLetter.worm arrives via email message with the subject line "ILOVEYOU". The text reads "kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me.", and the worm is included in the attachment, called "LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs". This worm attempts to send copies of itself through mIRC to the IRC channels and through Outlook to all address book entries. VBS/LoveLetter.worm also attempts to download and install an executable file called WIN-BUGSFIX.EXE, a password stealing program that will email any cached passwords it finds to the mail address MAILME@SUPER.NET.PH.
I don't know if that email address just given is a real one or not. But what would happen if we all crashed into that mailme address? Perhaps it is possible to get back at that little devil for ever creating such a monster. LYNCH! LYNCH!! LYNCH!!! -kristian- 8)