Text of this virus hoax reads as follows:
We have been informed of a new virus-"PBR." It will arrive on
e-mail titled "How to deep fry a Cat." CALIFORNIA IBM and AOL
have announced that it is more powerful than Melissa, there is
no remedy. On Feb 29th 2000, It will eat all of your EXCEL
files on the hard drive and also destroys HTTP files. Do not
open anything with this title.
Please pass this message on to all your contacts and anyone who
uses your e-mail facility. Not many people seem to know about
this yet so Propagate it as fast as Possible. This information
was announced yesterday morning by IBM. Please share it with
everyone in your address book so that the spreading of the virus
may be stopped. This is a very dangerous virus and there is no
remedy for it at this time. Please practice cautionary measures
and forward this to all ASAP.