Mark Arend (arend@CENTURYINTER.NET)
Sat, 4 Oct 1997 07:26:28 -0500
>Delete without reading any E-Mail that says:
>Join the Crew
>Pen Pal Greetings
>Returned or uanable to Deliver
>They are Viruses they destroy your hard drive as well as affecting you
No. Every authority says you cannot get a virus simply by reading an email.
Viruses CAN be sent through email attachments, therefore you should be
careful about opening attachments to email.
But you CANNOT get a virus by opening an email.
Check out the following sites:
http://www.kumite.com/myths/ Computer Virus Myths
Internet Hoaxes (a page from the U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Mark W. Arend
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