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Fw: Virus!!

-----Original Message-----
From: Ken Shock <donaldkent@email.msn.com>
To: Peter Rogers <progers@lightspeed.bc.ca>
Date: 1998-Aug-27, Thu 13:37
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Virus!!

>Dear Peter,
>I'm sorry to dissapoint you, but your information is in error. First, email
>itself cannot contain viruses. You can attach a program, but the email
>itself will not do any damage. The only text with problems are Word macros,
>and they aren't spreadable via email (They have to be loaded in Word.) Just
>make sure to never run any executable (*.exe) attached to email, unless you
>specifically asked for it. If concerned, any good virus checker can examine
>Second, this email you received is part of a hoax being spread on the net.
>Microsoft has never released any warnings on this, or >any< email virus.
>People just like to get things stirred up, and get others to panic over
>harmless email. Maybe they figure they will scare away the newbies! Hi!
>Don't worry about opening the email.
>Ken Shock, AB7UP
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Peter Rogers <progers@lightspeed.bc.ca>
>To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>Date: 1998-Aug-27, Thu 11:42
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Virus!!
>> Hi everyone, it seems our destructive little @$&*$%! are at it again.
>>Be aware.
>>Peter VE7AHX

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