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1. There is a new virus - WOBBLER. It will arrive on your e- mail titled > CALIFORNIA. IBM and AOL have announced that it is very powerful, more so > than Melissa; there is no remedy. > > It will eat all your information on the hard drive and also destroys Netscape > Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer. > Do not open anything with this title. > > Please pass this message on to all your contacts and anyone who uses your > e-mail facility. > > Not many people seem to know about this yet so propagate it as fast as > possible. > > 2. If you receive an e-mail titled "Win A. Holiday& quot; DO NOT open it. It will > erase everything on your hard drive. Forward this letter to as many people< br> > as you can. This is a new, very malicious virus and again, not many people > know about it. > > This information was announced yesterday morning from Microsoft. > Please DELETE off the email with the title "California& quot; and "Win A Holiday" > immediately in your Inbox and also empty it from your Deleted Items folder. > > Remember, DO NOT DOUBLE CLICK THE FILE !!!
-- richard (email@example.com), November 16, 2000
This is a hoax. Check the Norton anti-virus site for confirmation of virus alerts before flying off the handle.
-- Peter Norton (@ .), November 16, 2000.
W in A Holiday Hoax
-- (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 16, 2000.