>xxx was kind enough to forward information about a possible ILOVEYOU
>copycat "virus" from one of his technical mailing lists. According to the
>web page below, it "has the subject line "FW: JOKE" and contains an
>attachment called "Very Funny.vbs." The behavior is similar to the ILOVEYOU
>Although I haven't found independent confirmation of this on the antivirus
>software sites I've checked this evening and thus risk spreading a virus
>hoax, it would only be a matter of time before another copycat worm pops up.
>You should take the same cautious approach to attachments we mentioned in
>the last email- don't open them unless you were expecting them and know what
>they are. Contact the sender to confirm that it is legitimate.
>If you use Outlook or Outlook Express and have Windows 98 (or 95 with
>VBScript installed), you have a particularly vulnerable combination of
>software. Be careful with attachments and contact OIT to make sure your
>vulnerability is minimized.
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