[Esd-l] An evil thought

Chris Payne cpayne at pr.uoguelph.ca
Wed Dec 19 10:47:01 PST 2001

Now that is hilarious, and somewhat haunting of my typical
users. Very good.

- Chris Payne

On Wed, 19 Dec 2001 11:14:34 -0700, Brett Glass wrote:

>At 08:57 PM 12/18/2001, John D. Hardin wrote:
>>We could start a SULFNBK.EXE-style Internet Rumor that "outlook.exe"
>>(or some less-obvious yet critical component) is a virus file and you
>>should delete it from your computer immediately!!!!! TELL EVERYONE!!!!
>Dear Mr. Hardon:
>I went ahead and deleted the virus as you said but was not able to
>send you e-mail to tell you I did that because my system's e-mail 
>stopped working right about that time.
>My browser did work so I used it to set up an account on Hotmail
>and entered all of my personal information into my new Passport
>My credit card has stopped working due to some funny charges and my 
>computer is calling the Internet at all hours. This began after I 
>read an incoming message from Hotmail that popped up a box saying 
>that my system was "0wned by Hackerz, greetz to Cyberd00d and 
>ChipCh1ck." Are you sure that this is safer?
>Joe I. (Innocent) User (r00ted at hotmail.com)
>Esd-l mailing list
>Esd-l at spconnect.com

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Chris Payne 
Network Administrator
Physical Resources Dept, 
University of Guelph
(519)824-4120  x2882
cpayne at pr.uoguelph.ca

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