Posted by BobG (18.104.22.168) on July 25, 2001 at 19:22:23:
I got this message from the Help Desk at work today.
We have been made aware of a new virus and has blocked it from coming into our e-mail system. This note is to warn you about how it would appear if you were to receive it from other e-mail sources such as Hotmail, AOL, OneBox, or other third-party e-mail services.
The new virus is known as the "SirCamm" virus, officially named "W32/SirCamm@MM." Do not open the e-mail message or the attachment to the e-mail. DELETE IMMEDIATELY. You may receive an e-mail with the following:
Subject: The subject of the email will be random, and could be the same as the file name of the attachment in the email.Attachment: The attachment will be a file taken from the sender's computer and will have the extension .bat, .com, .lnk or .pif added to it (e.g., doc.bat, xls.com, jpeg.lnk, doc.pif).Message: The message body will be semi-random, but will always contain one of the following two lines (either English or Spanish) as the first and last sentences of the message.English Version:First line: Hi! How are you?Last line: See you later. ThanksSpanish Version:First line: Hola como estas ?Last line: Nos vemos pronto, gracias.Between these two sentences, some of the following text may appear:English Version:I send you this file in order to have your adviceI hope you can help me with this file that I sendI hope you like the file that I sendo you (sic)This is the file with the information that you ask forSpanish Version:Te mando este archivo para que me des tu punto de vistaEspero me puedas ayudar con el archivo que te mandoEspero te guste este archivo que te mandoEste es el archivo con la informaci=n que me pediste (sic)
Do not open the e-mail message or the attachment to the e-mail. DELETE IMMEDIATELY.
This virus may cause major problems with your computer.
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