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Wobbler virus

CATEGORY: Hoax virus alerts

A typical variation on the original Good Times hoax virus alert (see related link). It claims your computer will suffer a horrible death if you receive an email with the subject line "California" or with an attachment named "California".

Like most hoax alerts, it urges you to forward it to others because "not many people seem to know about this yet." It also claims IBM and AOL declared Wobbler more dangerous and more powerful than Melissa. Naturally, the hoax alert claims "there is no remedy" available if your computer gets infected.

Last updated: 2000/7/25