Virus Warning (fwd)

Jon Aske jaske at ABACUS.BATES.EDU
Thu May 1 01:49:38 UTC 1997

My earlier response to Enrique's message wasn't clear enough.  The message
that Enrique got from Germany was actually indeed the hoax.  No email
message could ever delete files from your hard disk.

But there is actually an AOL4FREE.COM DOS program that does just that, if
you download it into your hard disk and then execute it.

In addition, there is a Mac program by the same name that illegally allows
you to use America on Line for free.

All this is very clearly explained in this web page from the US Department
of Energy:

Jon Aske
jaske at

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