Fw: More News

David Ross ross at HYPERTOOLS.COM
Wed Jan 30 14:23:04 EST 2002

  Please do a little research before you propagate virus warnings like
the one quoted below...

  The "SULFNBK.EXE" virus is a hoax.  For more information, see:

  The file sulfnbk.exe is a legitimate windows file and does exist on
many windows systems.  Don't be too concerned if it shows up on your
windows system.  The file has something to do with "Set Up Long File
Names", hence it's name.

  I'm certainly not an authority on computer viruses.  If you want to
find out all about sulfnbk.exe then you can start out with a google
search, like this:

all the best
Dave Ross    N7EPI    ross at hypertools.com

Murray Grandy wrote:
> I have some unfortunate news, but fortunate since we are
> catching it in time. I received an e-mail from a friend notifying
> me that her machine had been infected by a virus through a friend's
> address book and that since I was in her address book, it had
> probably spread to my computer.  I followed her instructions and
> she was right. I was able to delete the virus. The bad news is
> that you probably have it too, since your are in my address book!
> This virus lies dormant for 14 days and then kills your hard drive.
> here is what to do to protect yourself. Follow these instructions
> and then if you see the virus, send this e-mail to everyone in your
> address book.
> 1. Go to "start". Then to Find or Search. 2. In the search for
> files or folders, type this: sulfnbk.exe or sulfnbk 3. This is the
> virus. In the look in section, make sure you are searching your C
> drive. 4. Hit search or find. 5. If your search finds this filel,
> it will be an ugly blackish icon that will have the name sulfnbk or
> sulfnbk.exe. DO NOT OPEN IT. 6. Right click on the ugly icon, go
> down to delete and left click. 7. Send the file to the recycle bin
> if it asks you to do so. 8. Go to your desktop and double click on
> the Recycle Bin 9. Right click on sulfnbk.exe and delete it again
> or simply empty your recycle bin. 10 If you found the virus on your
> system, send this to all in your address book.
> >>Good luck,

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