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[Asia-HR-Alert] Computer Virus

>Date: Mon, 15 Dec 1997 10:43:43 -0700 (GMT+7)
>From: "Siti D. Aliyah" <dete@xxxxxxxxxx>
>To: asialink-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, asia-hr-alert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [Asia-HR-Alert] Computer Virus 
>Sender: Owner-Asia-HR-Alert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>X-Sequence: asia-hr-alert 420
>Reply-To: Owner-Asia-HR-Alert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Dear friends,
>I am sure that you are aware already about the computer virus 
>that lately starting active. One of my friends (a user of Nusanet)
>is a "victim" of this kind of virus. Today, I received a fax concerning
>the warning of virus distribution via email. I hope this email could be
>a help for you ...................
>Kind regards,
>Dete Aliah
>Dear STPO Users,
>I receive this email from one of our colleagues to warn us about this new
>virus. SO, please concern to this information in order to protectcomputer
>from virus.
>IMPORTANT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>WARNING !!!!!!!!!!! If you receive an email titled "JOIN THE CREW, DO NOT
>open it !!! It will erase EVERYTHING on your hard drive ! Send this letter
>out to as many people you can.... This is a new virus and not people know
>about it.
>This information was received this morning from IBM, please share it with
>anyone that might acccess the internet.
>Alos, if anyone receives mail entitled "PENPAL GREETINGS", please delete
>it WITHOUT reading it!! This is a warninghg for all internet users --
>there is a dangerous virus propagating across the internet through an
>This message appears to be a friendly letter asking you if you are
>interested in penpal, but by the time you read this letter, it is too
>late. The trojan horse virus will have already infected the boot sector of
>your hard drive, destroying all of the data present.
>It is a self replicating virus, and once the message is read, it will
>automatically forward itself to anyone who's email address is present in
>YOUR mailbox.
>This virus will DESTROY your hard drive and holds the potential to DESTROY
>the hard drive of anyone whose mail is in your in-box and who's mail in
>their in box and so on. If this virus keeps getting passed, it hhas the
>potential to do a great deal of DAMAGE to computer networks worldwide !!
>Please, delete this message entitle "PENPA GREETINGS!!" as soon as you see
>it ! ANd pass this message along to all of your friends, relatives and the
>other readers of the newsgroups and mailing lists which you are on so that
>they are not hurt by this dangerous virus !! 
>Please pass this along to everyone you know so this can be stopped.
>WARNING !!! This is the new virus going around in the las couple of days!.
>DO NOT open or even look at any mail that you get that says "RETURN OR
>This Virus will attach itself to your computer components and render them
>useless. Immediately delete any mail items that says this. AOL has said
>this is a very dangerous virus, and there is NO remedy for it at this
>Please be careful, and forward to all your on-line friends A-S-A-P.
>Forward this A.S.A.P to every single person you know.
>Greg Dimond
>Informix Software, INc.
>Global Telecommunications
>703 - 714 - 0608