New Virus Warning! PLEASE IGNORE

Andrew Parkin (
Fri, 28 Apr 1995 19:16:03 +0100 (BST)

Jack Adams-Webber writes:

> There is a computer virus that is being sent across the Internet. If you
> receive an e-mail message with the subject line "Good Times", DO NOT
> read the message, DELETE it immediately. Please read the messages
> below.
> Some miscreant is sending e-mail under the title "good times"
> nation-wide. If you get anything like this, DON'T DOWNLOAD THE FILE! It
> has a virus that rewrites your hard drive, obliterating anything on it.
> Please be careful and forward this mail to anyone you care about.

Please ignore this and similar messages. This is a hoax which has done
the rounds on the Internet for several months.

The only "virus" is the constant thread of messages about it. Please
trace your source and inform them of the hoax.

Dr Andrew Parkin, Clinical Research Fellow in Child Psychiatry,
Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, UK.
Tel: +44 116 254 6100 Fax: +44 116 254 4127 email: