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 Date:     Mar 27, 1998  7:46 AM             Message ID: CAMS-0190991

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This is for everyone with a computer connected to the internet (here and
home).   
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 Date:     Mar 24, 1998  6:47 PM             Message ID: 837161BA5266

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FYI....

___________________________ 
MCPO Vince Patton
USCG Atlantic Area 
Command Enlisted Advisor
Portsmouth, VA 23704-5004
757/398-6345
E-mail:  VPatton@LantD5.uscg.mil

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> From:  Focken, Mark SCPO
> Sent:  Monday, March 23, 1998 12:00 PM
> To:    CAA - All LANTD5 Users
> Subject:    HOAX INFORMATION
> 
>   FYI
> 
>   1. HOAX INFORMATION: WIN A HOLIDAY
> 
>        'Win a Holiday' is a HOAX not a virus. The contents of
> the e-mail message is shown below. You are advised not to forward
> messages about non-existent viruses, as this will only help to
> propagate them further.
> 
>        Text of 'Win a Holiday' Hoax :
> 
>        VIRUS WARNING !!!!!! 
> 
>        If you receive an email titled "WIN A HOLIDAY" DO NOT
> open it. It will erase everything on your hard drive. Forward this
> letter out to as many people as you can. This is a new, very malicious
> virus and not many people know about it. This information was
> announced yesterday morning from Microsoft; please share it with
> everyone that might access the Internet. Once again, pass this along
> to EVERYONE in your address book so that this may be stopped. 
> 
>        Also, do not open or even look at any mail that says
> "RETURNED OR UNABLE TO DELIVER" This virus will attach itself to your
> computer components and Render them useless. Immediately delete any
> mail items that say this. AOL has said that this is a very dangerous
> virus and that there is NO remedy for it at this time. Please practice
> cautionary measures and forward this to all your online friends ASAP. 
> 
> 
> 
> TCCS Mark C. Focken
> Information System Security Officer (ISSO)
> CG Atlantic Area (Att)
> Phone: (757) 398-6507, Fax: (757) 391-8133
> Email: mfocken@lantd5.uscg.mil
> 
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