virus

Eva Wallander eva.wallander at SYSTBOT.GU.SE
Thu Oct 17 12:06:57 CDT 1996


Isn't this one a hoax too, like the "Good times" virus?

>I got this message today
>
>>>>     ======================================================================
>>>>
>>>>     DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF
>>>>     EXTENSION.
>>>>     A NEW Trojan Horse Virus has emerged on the Internet with the
>>>>     name  PKZIP300.ZIP, so named as to give the impression that this
>>>>     file is a new version of the PKZIP software used to "zip"
>>>>     compressed files. DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS FILE UNDER ANY
>>>>     CIRCUMSTANCES!! If you install or
>>>>     expand the file, the virus WILL wipe your hard disk clean and
>>>>     affect modems at 14.4 and higher. This is an extremely
>>>>     destructive virus and there is NOT yet a way of cleaning this
>>>>     one up.
>>>>
>>>>               PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO ANYONE YOU KNOW.
>>>>
>>>>     *********************************************************************




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