This is not a virus, it is a program built into your Windows system. The
message itself is the virus. The program's task is to make sense of long
http addresses, so perhaps it is of little importance -- unless you go to
Web sites with long addresses. You are not the only one to be fooled.
Please DO NOT do what it says.
At 11:36 AM 31/12/2001 +1300, you wrote:
----- Original Message -----
From: Brian & Adrienne Phillips
To: Martin & Jill
Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2001 3:48 PM
Subject: Fw: Fw. virus
Just received this message and after following the instructions found the
'bug' in our system. Please check your computers and forward this message
to everyone in your address book.
INSTRUCTIONS TO FIND AND DELETE THE VIRUS
There is a new virus doing the rounds and virus protectionsoftware is not
It is said to lie dormant for 14 days, THEN IT KILLS YOUR HARD DRIVE!
Like most of the recent viruses, it latches on to the address book and
sendsitself off to everyone in the book.
1. Go to 'start' then to 'Find' or 'Search' (depending on your
2. In the 'Find Files' or 'Search for Files or Folders' type
this is the name of the virus
3. In the 'Look in' window make sure your'e searching Drive C
4. Hit ' Search' button ( or Find Now)
5. If this file shows up-its an ugly blackish icon that will have the
name'sulfnbk.exe' DO NOT OPEN IT
6. Right click on the file name, select 'Delete' from the pick list and
right click on it.
7. You will then be asked if you want to send it to the recycle bin.
8. Close out of the search area and go back to your desktop ( where all your
icons are ) and double click on 'Recycle Bin'
9. Right click on sulfnbk.exe and click on 'Delete'- or you can click on
Empty Recycle Bin
If you do find this virus on your C Drive , we recommend you send this
advice to all in your address book, because that's how its transferred.
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