[Fwd: New Virus!]
mark kliene <>
Tue, 30 Jan 2001 21:55:28 +1100
I do not know the legitimacy of this warning, but take care anyway!
> >Subject: Fwd: FW: New Virus!
> >Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 07:28:16 -0800 (PST)
> > > Subject: A new virus has just been discovered that
> > > has been classified
> > > by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) and by McAfee
> > > (www.mcafee.com) as the
> > > mostdestructive ever!
> > >
> > > This virus was discovered yesterday afternoon by
> > > McAfee and no vaccine
> > > has yet been developed. This virus simply destroys
> > > Sector Zero from the
> > > hard disk, where vital information for its
> > > functioning are stored. This
> > > virus acts in the following manner:
> > >
> > > It sends itself automatically to all contacts on
> > > your list with the
> > > title "A Virtual Card for You". As soon as the
> > > supposed virtual card is
> > > opened,the computer freezes so that the user has to
> > > reboot. When the
> > > ctrl+alt+del keys or the reset button are pressed,
> > > the virus destroys
> > > Sector Zero, thus permanently destroying the hard
> > > disk. Yesterday in
> > > just a few hours this virus caused panic in New
> > > York, according to
> > > news broadcast by CNN (www.cnn.com). This alert was
> > > received by an
> > > employee of Microsoft itself.
> > >
> > > So don't open any mails with subject "A Virtual
> > > Card for You".
> > >
> > > As soon as you get the mail, delete it.
> > >
> > > Please pass on this mail to all your friends.
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