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Magnus Liden magnus.liden at SYSTBOT.GU.SE
Thu Oct 17 11:59:21 CDT 1996


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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