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Re: Virus on E-Mail

At 11:35 10/17/95, Charles Mohr wrote:
>>If you receive E-mail wishing you "well or fine or similar" whitout any
>reasonable connection to our Book Arts List, don,t open and read, as the
>mail contains an virus which meanwhile destroyed a number of HDD here in
>sunny CA.

I'd be grateful if someone would explain to me how an email message can
spread a virus just by opening it.  My understanding of such things is
limited, and I really have no idea how that's possible.

 Robert Goff, Head Scribe and Vellum Scraper, The Outlaw Press
 (505)266-3057 - outlaw@rt66.com - http://www.rt66.com/outlaw/

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