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May 4, 1999

Computer Virus Alert -  The "LoveLetter" or "LoveBug" Virus is Causing Worldwide Problems

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - There is a new computer virus creating havoc with networks and computer systems worldwide.

The National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) has received reports indicating that a new, in-the-wild worm virus identified as "LoveLetter" or "LoveBug" is being propagated globally via e-mail.

Users SHOULD NOT open e-mails with the subject line "ILOVEYOU." and SHOULD immediately delete them.

Anti-virus software vendors are currently working on inoculation software. Please consult your anti-virus software website for updated information and inoculations.

Please report any evidence of infection to your local FBI office, NIPC, military or civilian computer incident response group, as appropriate. The NIPC Watch and Warning Unit can be reached at (202) 323-3204/5/6.

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