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From: comer (Douglas Comer)
Date: Sat 19:29:47 05/11/1988 EST
Subject: Re: Disassembled virus?
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>> 4. it was not supposed to get as far as it did, but it escaped and went wild >> because of bugs. Sorry, but I have to disagree. The code uses multiple methods of propagation and is NOT built to work only on a local net. There's simply NO WAY this was intended as a local experiment that "got out" -- the thing was built to go for the Internet. Let's not deceive ourselves. The amount of time and energy expended putting out this fire makes dropping the match a serious crime. Doug
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