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Subject: Re: Virus Warning -- IT'S A HOAX!
From: Richard Weltz <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 27 May 2002 10:38:45 EDT

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In a message dated 5/26/2002 9:07:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
[log in to unmask] writes:

> Let me forward this virus warning. I'm sending this message because I, too,
> found it on my system.
> Thanks,
> Mario
> ========================
> Hello everyone,
> I am very sorry to say that a virus was sent to us that has probably be
> sent to our entire address book.  We found it in our system and zapped
> it.  It attacks everyone in your address book.  It takes 14 days to be
> activated, and then destroys all your files.  Act NOW and you will get rid
> of it. It took less than a minute.  The virus name is jdbgmgr.exe and is
> not
> detected by either McAfee or Norton. It sits in the computer for 14 days
> and then destroys your files.

That is a hoax warning. The file is legitimate and needed. Deleting it will
fuck up your computer's operation.

-- Dick

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