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Re: non-musical but interesting
- Subject: Re: non-musical but interesting
- From: Andrew Rodenhiser
- Date: Thu, 15 Feb 1996 12:38:18
}Check it out. As people who get lots of email, beware.
}>> WARNING!!!!!!! INTERNET VIRUS
WARNING!!!!!!!! INTERNET VIRGIN
The Good Times virus has been circulating for several years, and is
the most widely spread virus on the internet. It takes the form of
a warning about a nonexistent virus which can destroy your hard disk
and processor just by reading an e-mail message with the header "Good
This is utterly impossible. However, the message causes weeks of
back and forth discussion on mailing lists and wastes incredible
quantities of bandwidth, and inevitably gets spread to other mailing
lists and almost anyone in the reader's address book file.
Please don't forward or reply to this or the original message, as
you will only perpetuate the spread of the hoax and bring our
beloved internet to its virtual knees.
And Mike, don't be embarrased, lots of new internet users fall for