RE: BCC email virus

From: McDonald Patrick (
Date: 01/29/02

From: "McDonald Patrick" <>
To: "Vincent Lee" <>, <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 13:54:33 -0500

You can test it yourself, if you want.

Simply put the Worm Alert address in an email sent to yourself. See if you
get a copy of the email.


-----Original Message-----
From: Vincent Lee []
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2002 1:52 PM
Subject: Re: BCC email virus

Over the years, I have read mixed reasonings as to whether or not the fix
proposed below works. In theory, it makes sense. Can someone convince me,
without a doubt, which way? Thanks in advance.


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Here's what you do: First, Open your Address Book and click on "New Contact"
just as you would do if you were adding a new friend to your list of E-mail
addresses. In the window where you would type your friend's first name,
type in !000 (That's an exclamation mark followed by 3 zeros). In the
window below where it prompts you to enter the new E-mail address, type in

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