GER-VOLGA-L ArchivesArchiver > GER-VOLGA > 2001-05 > 0991277633
From: Bruce Adolph <>
Subject: [GV] Virus Hoax
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 19:54:54 -0700
This is a hoax. There is no virus. Please check
web site for more information.
At 12:23 PM 5/30/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>--- Original Message -----
>From: GFamily <>
>To: R&T Giberti <R&T@tlchelps.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 8:44 PM
> > A family member that discovered a virus on her computer sent this email to
> > me. I checked my files and discovered it had been planted on my computer
> > despite email protection and regularly updated virus protection with
> > I would recommend you read this email, follow the instructions and DO NOT
> > open the file "SULFNBK.EXE"
> > It looks like a program sent from MS Windows with their Windows logo and
> > everything.
> > Rich
> > I located this virus file on each of our computers so you may have also
> > received it...
> > URGENT!
> > A VIRUS could be in your computer files now, dormant but will become
> > on June 1. FOLLOW DIRECRTIONS BELOW TO CHECK IF YOU HAVE IT AND TO REMOVE
> > IT NOW.
> > It was brought to my attention yesterday that a virus is in circulation
> > email. I looked for it and to my surprise I found it on mine... please
> > follow the directions and remove it from yours TODAY!!!!!!!
> > No Virus software can detect it. It will become active on June 1, 2001.
> > It might be too late by then. It wipes out all files and folders on the
> > drive. This virus travels thru E-mail and migrates to the
> > 'C:\windows\command' folder. To find it and get rid of it off of your
> > computer, do the following.
> > Go to the "START" button.
> > Go to "FIND" or "SEARCH"
> > Go to "FILES & FOLDERS"
> > Make sure the find box is searching the "C:" drive.
> > Type in; SULFNBK.EXE
> > Begin search.
> > If it finds it, highlight it.
> > Go to 'File' and delete it.
> > Close the find Dialog box
> > Open the Recycle Bin
> > Find the file and delete it from the Recycle bin
> > You should be safe.
> > The bad part is: You need to contact everyone you have sent ANY E-mail to
> > the past few months. Many major companies have found this virus on their
> > computers. Please help your friends !!!!!!!!
> > DO NOT RELY ON YOUR ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE. McAFEE and NORTON CANNOT DETECT
> > BECAUSE IT DOES NOT BECOME A VIRUS UNTIL JUNE 1ST.
> > WHATEVER YOU DO, DO NOT OPEN THE FILE!!!