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Subject: Please Read/Virus updates
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 19:17:29 -0800


Listers this is the latest site and information on the Virus Melissa that is said to
have originated in Lynnwood Washington. There is also one just as bad called
Papa that is going around.
Karla Norwaylistowner
>To:
>From: Thomas <>
>
>Hello,
>
>The following contains information on a newly discovered virus. Please read
>the following and take the appropriate action to protect your machine.
>
>PLEASE, do not write the list about further details or installation
>instructions. We are still learning about this little virus ourselves and
>don't have all the answers. :)
>
>PLEASE read the instructions provided by the authors of the software updates.
>
>----------------MELISSA---------------
>
>You will already have heard of the Melissa virus, at least from newspapers,
>CNN
>or friends. An excellent description of the virus, including how to
>identify it
>and contain it at the host level, was developed by the Computer Emergency
>Response Team at Carnegie Mellon University. This document is available at:
>
> <http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-99-04-Melissa-Macro-Virus.html>http://w
>ww.cert.org/advisories/CA-99-04-Melissa-Macro-Virus.html .
>
>The major anti-virus vendors have already released descriptions and anti-viral
>signatures. URLs for NAI (McAfee) and Symantec (Norton) are listed below:
>
><http://www.avertlabs.com/public/datafiles/valerts/vinfo/melissa.asp>http:/
>/www.avertlabs.com/public/datafiles/valerts/vinfo/melissa.asp
>
><http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/mailissa.html>http://www.symant
>ec.com/avcenter/venc/data/mailissa.html
>
>
>
>Tom
>
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