This is a special alert from The Funny/Alerts Newsletter. This is a Yellow/Medium Alert.



This worm mass-mails itself to all email addresses listed in the infected
user''s Windows Address Book (WAB). It arrives in an email with a subject
that it randomly selects from a group of Japanese language phrases if the
email address of the recipient ends with .jp. Otherwise, the subject is
“Important” The name of the attachment it arrives with is PATCH.EXE.

From: <recipient>
Subject: Important OR random japanese language
Message Body: <blank>

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