This virus is a hoax.
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Subject: [GreenYes] Fwd: Fw: Fwd: Virus Warning! !!URGENT!!
just in case...
WORST EVER VIRUS (CNN announced)
>PLEASE SEND THIS TO EVERYONE ON YOUR CONTACT LIST !!
>A new virus has just been discovered that has been classified by
>Microsoft as the most destructive 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
>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
>this virus caused panic in New York, according to news broadcast
>by CNN. 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 this
>mail to all of your friends. Forward this to everyone in your
>I would rather receive this 25 times than not at all. Also: Intel
>announced that a new and very destructive virus was discovered
>If you receive an email called "An Internet Flower For You," do
>open it. Delete it right away! This virus removes all dynamic link
>libraries (.dll files) from your computer. Your computer will not
>be able to boot up !!
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