This page is the beginning of a general virus support page to give you information about and links to resources to help you deal with some of the Internet viruses.
The following, from Computer Associates, is billed as a full capability package that prevents viruses, Trojan Horses, worms, and macro viruses -
An alert has been issued for two new variants of the infamous Melissa virus, which took down more than 100,000 computers earlier this year. See -
Further information about Melissa is available from the DataFellows site at DataFellows; http://www.Europe.DataFellows.com/v-descs/melissa.htm
"The virus activates if it is executed when the minutes of the hour match the day of the month - for example 18:27 on the 27th day of a month. At this time the virus will insert the following phrase into the current document which the user has open in Word: 'Twenty-two points, plus triple-word-score, plus fifty points for using all my letters. Game's over. I'm outta here'".
Links for various virus support areas -
Further links which were developed for the Y2K situation, but may still have useful information about this general area -