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Re: [Fwd: Fw: Virus ! ! ! ! !]

Poster: "Brett W. McCoy" <bmccoy@lan2wan.com>

On Sat, 30 May 1998, Kevin of Thornbury wrote:

> Actually, the 9-0-# warning is true.  You can read about it at
> http://www.att.com.  Search for "9-0-#".  However, that tactic only
> affects businesses with PBX systems.  And as much as that warning's been
> going around, the danger has not increased with notoriety.

To date, if memory serves me correctly, the only virus-like program that
was spread around the Internet was Bob Morris's Great Worm, which was a
'benign' worm which propagated all around the Net in 1988.  But it wasn't
spread via email, but through direct network connections.

Brett W. McCoy           
"The number of UNIX installations has grown to 10, with more expected."
   -- The UNIX Programmer's Manual, 2nd Edition, June, 1972

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