Penpal Virus

( note: Hey, I know it’s not a joke, but _we_ think these things are hilarious.) Subject: Virus WarningWARNING Message from IBMIf you receive an e-mail titled ‘JOIN THE CREW/for PENPALS’, DO NOT OPEN IT!It will erase EVERYTHING on your hard drive. Send this letter out to as many people as you can. This is a new virus and not many people know about it. This information was received by IBM. Please share it with anyone that might access the internet. PENPAL appears to be a friendly letter asking you if you are interested in a penpal, but by the time you read this letter it is TOO late. The Trojan horse virus will have already infeacted the boot sector of your hard drive, destroying all the data present. It is a self-replicating virus, and once the message is read it will AUTOMATICALLY forward itself to anyone who’s e-mail address is present in your box! This virus will destroy your hard drive and hold the potential to DESTROY the hard drive of anyone whose mail is in your box and whose mail is in their box and so on…..So DELETE any message titled PENPAL or JOIN THE CREW.This virus can do major DAMAGE to worldwide networks PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND PEOPLE IN YOUR MAILBOXES. AOL HAS SAID THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS VIRUS, AND THERE IS NO REMEDY FOR THIS.