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> THIS IS AN EMAIL WHICH I RECEIVED THAT WARNS OF A VIRUS BEING SENT ON THE
NET.
> <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<WARNING!!!>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> 
>         If you receive an e-mail titled, "JOIN THE CREW," DO NOT open
> it!
> It will
> erase EVERYTHING on you hard drive.  Send this warning out to as many 
> people
> as you can.  This is a new virus and not many people know about it. 
> This
> information was received on 10/28/97 from IBM, please share it with
> anyone
> that might access the Internet.
>         Also,  if anyone receives mail entitled, "PENPAL GREETINGS," DO
> NOT
> open it!
>  This message appears to be a friendly letter asking you if you are
> interested in a penpal, but by the time you read the letter, it's too 
> late.
>  This Trojan Horse virus will have already infected the boot sector of 
> your
> hard drive, destroying all of the data present.  It is a
> self-replicating
> virus, and once the message is read, it will AUTOMATICALLY forward
> itself 
> to
> anyone who's e-mail address is present in YOUR mailbox.  This virus will
> DESTROY your hard drive and holds the potential to DESTROY the hard
> drive 
> of
> anyone whose mail is in your in-box and who's mail is in their in-box
> and 
> so
> on.  Please, delete the message entitled, "PENPAL GREETINGS," as soon as 
> you
> see it.  And pass this message along to all of your friends, relatives
> and
> the other readers of the news groups and mailing lists which you are on
> so
> they are not hurt by this dangerous virus.
> 
> WARNING!! WARNING!!  This is a new virus going around in the last couple
> of days.  DO NOT open it or even look at any mail that you get that says:
> "Returned or Unable to Deliver."  This virus will attach itself to your
> computer components and render them unless.  Immediately delete any mail
> items that says this.  AOL has said this is a very dangerous virus and
> there is NO remedy for it as of this time.  Please be careful and forward
> this to all of your on-line friends A.S.A.P.






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