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Re: HOAX FW: warning:you may have a virus in your computer



Do NOT follow the instructions below - it is a HOAX which 
gets you to delete part of your system programme. 

Eric

On Fri, 21 Dec 2001 10:36:38 +0300 Ghazwan Al-Mukhtar 
<gaz@uruklink.net> wrote:

>  
>  
> HI all please read this warning as fast as you could
>  
>  
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: h.alrawi [mailto:h.alrawi@uruklink.net] 
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 1:05 AM
> To: ali hassan
> Cc: D.MAZIN; ahmed; Yasser AL-Rawi; wissam dawaf; Samar AL-Rawi; Salam
> AL-Rawi; RESCO; Osama Al_Rawi; Nawfal AL-Rawi; Nagham AL-Jelibi;
> Mohammed AL-abbasi; Luca BRUNO; kaisobaidi; hasnaa alkhafaf; Guy Gerro;
> Ghazwan Al-Mukhtar; Francois OUF; firas shuga3; Farah Othman
> Subject: Fw: warning:you may have a virus in your computer
> Importance: High
> 
> 
>  
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Nawfal <mailto:n.shujaa@uruklink.net>  
> To: Saeb khairo <mailto:saabkero@uruklink.net>  ; h.alrawi
> <mailto:h.alrawi@uruklink.net>  ; Firas Adnan
> <mailto:firas70@uruklink.net>  ; Amir kareem
> <mailto:a.k.hiti@uruklink.net> Jumaa ; Ali Hassan Al Rawi
> <mailto:ar.alrawi@uruklink.net>  ; Ali Adnan <mailto:ali33@uruklink.net>
> 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 7:22 PM
> Subject: Fw: warning:you may have a virus in your computer
> 
>  
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: alamood <mailto:alamood@uruklink.net>  
> To: nawfal al rawi <mailto:n.shujaa@uruklink.net>  ; Nofa
> <mailto:abbasw@uruklink.net>  ; bascar <mailto:bascar@uruklink.net>  ;
> Firas  <mailto:alhadithi@hotvoice.com> Ahmed ; hamousa Rassim
> <mailto:hamsagr@hotmail.com>  ; Hasan  <mailto:hasnothus@hotmail.com>
> Al-hasani ; Hussain Alhasani <mailto:h_alhasani@hotmail.com>  ; rassim
> <mailto:rassim@uruklink.net>  ; Omaya Sabar <mailto:omaya7@hotmail.com>
> ; siraj  <mailto:bestkss@hotmail.com> wounderfull ; waddaa raouf
> <mailto:sadeerwell@yahoo.com>  ;    <mailto:vip_mw84@hotmail.com>
>  ;   <mailto:nashwan_abdulrazak@hotmail.com>  ; zyad
> taha <mailto:zyad_taha@hotmail.com>  ; Mahdi Saleh
> <mailto:paris@embassyiraq.com> Amash ; Ramesh Gajra
> <mailto:elvgajra@bom3.vsnl.net.in>  
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 3:03 PM
> Subject: Fw: warning:you may have a virus in your computer
> 
> Take this message and do as it say it is real!!!!!!
>  
> Faris Al-Amood.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: al.saab <mailto:al.saab@uruklink.net>  
> To: wasan rassam <mailto:wasanjameel@hotmail.com>  ; SAAD JAMILL
> <mailto:saadzj@hotmail.com>  ; omar yousif <mailto:omar72ch@yahoo.com>
> ; Mohanned  <mailto:mohanned_87@hotmail.com> Al-saab ; Michel AbiRaad
> <mailto:mdar@cyberia.net.lb>  ; kobeco <mailto:kobeco@cyberia.net.lb>  ;
> kobeco <mailto:kobeco@inco.com.lb>  ; J Als
> <mailto:jamal_alsaab@hotmail.com>  ; gargash
> <mailto:gargash@uruklink.net>  ; eljoubouri ayad
> <mailto:joubouri@yahoo.com>  ; arradhi <mailto:arradhi@uruklink.net>  ;
> alamood <mailto:alamood@uruklink.net>  ; al.saab@mail.uruklink.net 
> Cc: alkima@uruklink.net 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 1:07 AM
> Subject: warning:you may have a virus in your computer
> 
> Dear All,
>  
> I have received this message today warning me that an ugly virus may be
> in my computer.  The person who sent it said their PC was infected. 
>  
> I made a search and found the virus and have destroyed it.  The bad news
> is that your probably have it, as you are in "MY"address book and this
> is how it is transferred.  This virus lies dormant for 14 days and then
> kills your hard drive.
>  
> By following the instructions below I was able to delete the virus.  If
> you find the virus, you need to send a similar e-mail to everyone in
> your address book.
>  
> The Virus can be removed by following these steps;
> 
> 1.  Go to "Start" button.  Then to "Find" or "Search".
> 
> 2.  In the "Search for files or folders" type - sulfnbk.exe - "this is
> the name of the virus".
> 
> 3.  In the "Look In" section, make sure you are searching the C Drive.
> 
> 4.  Hit "Search" or "Find"
> 
> 5.  You are looking for an ugly blackish icon that will have the name -
> sulfnbk.exe.  "DO NOT OPEN IT"!
> 
> 6.  Highlight the file - go to "Delete".
> 
> 7.  Send the file to the Recycling Bin.
>  
> 8.  Delete it again from your Recycle Bin or empty the entire bin.
> 
> 9.  If you found this virus on your system, send this message to all
> your address book because this is how it is transferred.
> 
> 10. If it does not show up on your first "Search" try a "New Search".
> 
> I'm sorry for the trouble and our apologies for having unwittingly
> "infected" you, should it have been passed on to you.
> 
> Kind regards
>  
> Mohammed AL-SAAB

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Dr. Eric Herring
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