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Old 02-13-2008, 04:40 AM
Morty Morty is offline
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Virus warning

Got this in my e-mail this morning.

READ IMMEDIATELY PLS

Get this sent around to your contacts ASAP...we don't
need this spreading around.

PLEASE FORWARD THIS WARNING AMONG FRIENDS, FAMILY AND
CONTACTS:

You should be alert during the next days:

Do not open any message with an attached file called
'Invitation' regardless of who sent it, It is a virus
that opens an Olympic Torch which 'burns' the whole
hard disc C of your computer.

This virus will be received from someone who has your
e-mail address in his/her contact list, that is why
you should send this e-mail to all your contacts. It
is better to receive this message 25 times than to
receive the virus and open it.

If you receive a mail called 'invitation' , though
sent by a friend , do not open it and shut down your
computer immediately. This is the worst virus
announced by CNN, it has been classified by Microsoft
as the most destructive virus ever.

This virus was discovered by McAfee yesterday, and
there is no repair yet for this kind of virus. This
virus simply destroys the Zero Sector of the Hard
Disc, where the vital information is kept
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Old 02-13-2008, 04:45 AM
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Re: Virus warning

It is a hoax. Read any of the links here...McAfee even say it's a hoax. ')

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&c...on&btnG=Search
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Old 02-13-2008, 04:40 PM
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Re: Virus warning

Morty: Your heart was in the right place. Thanks for the warning anyway.

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Z: Appreciate your clarification.
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