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Re: _WARNING!!!_



DinosØMP wrote:
> 
> Do _NOT_ OPEN or READ any message whith the title JOIN THE CREW or PENPAL
> GREETINGS
> 
> These are both virus files which will delet all your harddisk!!!
> The last one sends itself from your harddisk to all the other email
> adresses that are saved!!
> 
> Delet them both WHITOUT reading them!!!!!
> 
> -DinosØMP
> 

Relax everybody.  There is no such thing as an Email that deletes your
hard drive.  Reading an Email cannot cause problems.  Have a look at
 
http://www.datafellows.com/v-descs/jtcrew.htm
http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/scares/jointhecrew.html
http://www.av.ibm.com/BreakingNews/HypeAlert/Crew/
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/data/jtch.html
http://www.ncsa.com/virus/joincrew.html
http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/bulletins/h-05.shtml

This warning has been around long enough to be considered an urban
legend.
There is not enough band width to properly support all the usefull 
information passed by the internet.  Try not to pass along these hoaxes.

Pj Enright