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From: Gordon Banks <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] YOU MAY HAVE A VIRUS FROM ME - URGENT
Date: 15 Sep 2003 08:42:16 -0700
You have been hornswoggled! This is a well known hoax, which you have
been tricked into propagating onto this list. Virus warnings are banned
from this list, for good reason. You have just deleted one of your
legitimate Windows files. See:
On Mon, 2003-09-15 at 02:30, Theresa Greene Reed wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: MedChi
> Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 10:21 AM
> Subject: YOU MAY HAVE A VIRUS FROM ME - URGENT
> A virus has been passed to me. My address book was infected. Since you
> in my address book, you will find it in your computer too. The virus -
> called jdbg.exe - is not detected by Norton or McAfee anti-virus
> The virus sits quietly for 154 days before damaging the system. It is
> automatically by "messenger" and by address book, whether or not you
> e-mail to your contacts.
> Here is how to check for the virus & how to get rid of it. Please do
> 1. Go to Start, then click your "find" or search option
> 2. In the folder option, type the name -- jdbgmgr.exe
> 3. Be sure to search your "C" drive and all the subfolders and any
> drive you may have.
> 4. Click "Find Now"
> 5. The virus has teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe. DO NOT
> 6. Go to the Edit (on the menu bar) & choose Select All to highlight
> file without opening it.
> 7. Now go to File (on the menu bar) & select delete. It will then go
> the recycle bin.
> If you find the virus, you must contact all the people in your address
> so that they may eradicate the virus from their own address books.
> To do this.
> 1. Open a new e-mail message
> 2. Click icon Address Book next to "To"
> 3. Highlight every name & add to BCC"
> 4. Copy this message & paste to e-mail
> 5. Send e-mail
> Barbara Mitchell
> Legislative Liaison
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