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Unix/Linux virus

2000-09-22 23:14:14+00 by TC 2 comments

I had heard about this but now I have actually been infected by that dreaded Unix virus. It' very sneaky in that as soon as you figure it out it's too late. Subject: Unix Virus This virus works on the honor system: If you're running any variant of Unix or Linux, please forward this message to everyone you know, and delete a bunch of your files at random. Thank you for your cooperation.

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:19+00 by: ebradway

Damn! It just wiped out my /etc/passwd file and I don't have a backup... Now I can't even log on!

#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:19+00 by: Dan Lyke

Of course like all viruses this one tends to come around again...