This has been around for over a year and was proven to be a hoax a long time
Please check out this link:
>Hey folks. Sorry if you've already seen this, but my Net Admin just
>this along. He (they) believe it to be a valid warning (not a hoax).
>From: Patrick Phillips [mailto:pphillip@exch01]
>Sent: Thursday, April 15, 1999 12:23 PM
>Cc: Patrick Phillips
>Subject: Virus Warning
>If you receive an e-mail titled "It Takes Guts to Say 'Jesus'
>DO NOT OPEN IT. It will erase everything on your hard drive. This
>information was announced yesterday morning from IBM; AOL states that
>this is a very dangerous virus, much worse than "Melissa", and that
>there is NO remedy for it at this time.
>Some very sick individual has succeeded in using the re-format function
>from Norton Utilities causing it to completely erase all documents on
>the hard drive. It has been designed to work with Netscape Navigator
>and Microsoft Internet Explorer. It destroys Macintosh and IBM
>compatible computers. This is a new, very malicious virus and not
>many people know about it.
>Pass this warning along to EVERYONE in your address book and please
>share it with all your on-line friends ASAP so that this threat may
>be stopped. Please practice cautionary measures and tell anyone that
>may have access to your computer. Forward this warning to everyone
>that might access the internet.