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Rob Rosenberger

Put down that mouse and step away from the keyboard

Rob Rosenberger, Vmyths co-founder
Sunday, 13 June 1999 A WASHINGTON BUREAUCRAT wants you to contact your local FBI office if you get the ExploreZip virus. Ignore his advice! FBI agents protect us from rapists and murderers. They carry guns, not antivirus software. DON'T WASTE THEIR VALUABLE TIME. "To share ideas about how we can perform our job better, contact us at NIPC@fbi.gov." Tell them what you think. Be polite. Note to Louis Freeh: NIPC didn't learn Melissa's ultimate lesson. Read this, then ask Michael Vatis why Microsoft walked away from Melissa with only a few scratches.