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Re: Appoloigies for fowding Virus hoax....

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

On Sat, 30 May 1998, Megan Burnham wrote:

> My Appologies to all...unfortuntely, for anyone running a version 
> of NEtscape that automatically opens attachments, this CAN be a real 
> problem. 
> 	 I have contacted a much more learnern friend regarding 
> viruses,and he has told me that the only way to send/get one by e-mail is 
> by opening the attachment.  

But it only works on machines for which the virus was designed for.  If
you are running Unix or a Mac, the virus is harmless.

In Service,
Istvan Dragosani
"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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