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Re: Computer virus may have infected your computer via my address book.

From:

Ron Amundson <[log in to unmask]>

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Ron Amundson <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Mon, 31 Dec 2001 14:36:53 -1000

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Simi, this is a hoax. The file is a standard Windows file that's used for
long file names.

Ron

Ron Amundson
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, HI 96720
[log in to unmask]
----- Original Message -----
From: "Simi Linton" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 1:42 PM
Subject: Computer virus may have infected your computer via my address book.


> Hello friends
> It appears that a virus may have slipped past my Norton anti virus, and I
> may have infected your computer - it travels to everyone in your address
> book. I was instructed to remove it by the person who sent it to me. I
> followed instructions given below. I can't verify this as a real threat or
> as a hoax so I assume it is something to take care of. I may be totally
> wrong, please let me know. I am very, very sorry to have done this. Simi
> Linton
>
> > Hi there. THIS IS AN URGENT MESSAGE - A WARNING ABOUT A FATAL VIRUS
THAT
> > MAY HAVE BEEN SENT TO YOU ALREADY.
> >
> > This virus resides on your "C" drive under the name "sulfnbk.exe". I
> > found it on my C-drive this morning after reading te notes below. The
> virus
> > forwards itself to everybody in your e-mail address book.
> >
> > THE DIRECTIONS BELOW WILL RID YOUR SYSTEM OF THE VIRUS - I HAVE FOLLOWED
> > THEM AND THEY WORKED FOR ME. PLEASE READ CLOSELY AND FOLLOW THEM.
> >
> > Sorry about this folks. I guess there are too many assholes out there
who
> > have the time and inclination to try to screw up everybody else.
> >
> > Good luck.
> >
> > Oh yeah- Happy New year.
> >
> >
> > Peter Lawless
> > 543 Tillbury Avenue
> > Ottawa, Ontario
> > K2A 0Z2
> >
> > Tel: (613) 722-6223
> > Fax: (613) 952-8803
> > e-mail: [log in to unmask]
> > > >
> > > >Be CAREFUL because I found the file under the name of sulfnbk.exe
> > with the lower case letter L rather than the number 1 of the directions
at
> the end. I suggest you search for both.
> > > >
> > > > > >The Norton Antivirus and PC-cil1in DID NOT detect it
> > > > >so please check yours.
> > > > >Just follow the instructions and locate the virus. By
> > > > >following the instructions, you wil1 be able to delete
> > > > >the virus. This virus lies dormant for 14 days and then
> > > > >kil1s your hard drive. If you fol1ow the instructions
> > > > >and then see that you have the virus, you need to send
> > > > >a similar e-mail to everyone in your address book.
> > > > >Here is what to do.
> > > >Remove the virus by following these steps:
> > > > >
> > > > > 1. Go to "Start." Then to "Find" or "Search"
> > > > >( depending on your computer. )
> > > > >
> > > > >2. In the "Search for files or folders" type
> > > >,
> > > > >su1fnbk.exe --this is the name of the virus.
> > > > >
> > > > >3. In the "Look in" section, make sure you are
> > > > >searching Drive C.
> > > > >
> > > > >4. Hit "Search" or "Find."
> > > > >
> > > > >5. If your search finds this file, it will be an ugly
> > > > >blackish icon that will have the name sulfnbk.exe. DO
> > > > >NOT OPEN IT! If it does not show up on your first
> > > > >"Search," try a "New Search."
> > > > >
> > > > >6. Right click on the file --go down to "Delete" and
> > > > >left click.
> > > > >
> > > > > 7. You will be asked if you want to send the file to
> > > > >the Recycling Bin--say "Yes."
> > > > >
> > > > >8. Go to your Desktop (where all your icons are) and
> > > > >right click on the Recycle Bin and either manually
> > > > >delete the su1fnbk.exe program or empty the entire
> > > > >bin.
> > > > >
> > > >~
> > > >9. Ifyou found the virus on yoursystem, send this or
> > > > >a similar e-mail to all in your address book because
> > > > >this is how it is transferred.
> > > > >
> > > > >Sorry for the trouble and my apologies for having
> > > > >unwittingly "infected" you, should it have been passed
> > > > >on to you.
> > > >~
> > > > Cathy Healy
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Janis Douglas
> > > [log in to unmask]
> > > (905) 985 - 0326
> > >
> > > _________________________________________________________________
> > > Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at
> > http://explorer.msn.com/intl.asp.
> > >
> >
> >
> >
>
> Simi Linton
> Disability/Arts
> 140 Riverside Drive
> New York, New York 10024
> [log in to unmask]
>
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