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I received this message from my daughter, Helen, this morning and thought I'd pass it on to you.   Rose Z.

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> Date: Friday, February 19, 1999 17:32:50
> From: Graham Benton
> To: Todd Williamson; Rose & Marion Zaiger; rclove; Monika&Jared Pachen; Daniel
> B. Reid
> Subject: Fw: Warning re Happy99.exe virus
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Central Alberta Region Service Center <scoutsca@ccinet.ab.ca>
> To: Helen Quick-Benton <hbenton@telusplanet.net>
> Date: Friday, February 19, 1999 4:43 PM
> Subject: Fw: Warning re Happy99.exe virus
>
>
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Linda Hengen <lindaloo@telusplanet.net>
> >To: sbannerm@telusplanet.net <sbannerm@telusplanet.net>;
> >scoutsca@ccinet.ab.ca <scoutsca@ccinet.ab.ca>; roscoh@telusplanet.net
> ><roscoh@telusplanet.net>; richelle_b_@hotmail.com
> <richelle_b_@hotmail.com>;
> >twist@ican.net <twist@ican.net>; jazz_angel56@hotmail.com
> ><jazz_angel56@hotmail.com>; Jan Tkach <stargazser@juno.com>;
> >mhopkins@telusplanet.net <mhopkins@telusplanet.net>;
> >heatherl@telusplanet.net <heatherl@telusplanet.net>;
> >gmcintyr@presbyterian.ca <gmcintyr@presbyterian.ca>;
> >poohbear_tig@hotmail.com <poohbear_tig@hotmail.com>; Doug Rumsey
> ><ronk@city.red-deer.ab.ca>; winauby@telusplanet.net
> ><winauby@telusplanet.net>; Cassia Nasser <stampcas@triang.com.br>;
> >killamc@chw.com <killamc@chw.com>; bchiles@telusplanet.net
> ><bchiles@telusplanet.net>
> >Date: Wednesday, January 27, 1999 7:30 PM
> >Subject: Re: Warning re Happy99.exe virus
> >
> >
> >>This one actually is serious.
> >>
> >>Helen Froese wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi there!
> >>>
> >>> If anyone sends you an attachment named Happy99.exe - do NOT open it. I
> >have
> >>> received it, but didn't open it - as I did not recognize the sender of
> >it.
> >>> It is apparently a seemingly innocent looking display of fireworks on
> >your
> >>> monitor, but while that is going on, the file is making some changes to
> >>> certain files in your Windows System Registry, and once you've opened
> it,
> >>> you ARE infected.
> >>>
> >>> The ONLY part it affects is your e-mail system - that file will attach
> >>> itself to every e-mail you send out after that  - *without* you being
> >aware
> >>> of it. It's not a destructive virus as such, it's just an annoying
> Trojan
> >>> Horse type "intrusive" virus.
> >>>
> >>> For more information on it, go to:
> >>> http://www.avp.com/happy/body_happy.html
> >>>
> >>> Just thought I'd let you know.......
> >>>
> >>> Helen Froese
> >>
> >
>



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