ILOVEYOU BUG ‘hits Linux’
Don't panic, it's a spoof
Thanks to reader Clive Payne for sending us the friendliest virus message to date.
"Hello, I'm the Linux version of I Love You.
GPL Licence Agreement:
This code is released under the GPL Public Licence Agreement and is shipped with all source code included. Under this agreement you are free to make any changes you choose to this code, on the condition that you include this licence statement, in full, with your distribution.
I work on the honor system:
If you're running a variant of Unix or Linux, please forward this message to everyone you know and delete a bunch of your files at random. Thank you!" ®