, SecurityFocus 2000-04-03
A federal investigation in Texas has uncovered a virus that calls for help.The FBI's National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) is warning of a new Windows virus that wipes out hard drives and uses victim's modems to dial 911.
According to a NIPC
If unchecked, the virus could cause "emergency authorities to check out substantial numbers of 'false positive' calls," the advisory notes.
Authorities are urging anyone with information on the 911 virus to make a phone call of their own: to