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Re: [GreenYes] Fwd: Fw: Fwd: Virus Warning! !!URGENT!!
To all,

Remember to be careful with everything you
read...check it out.....Below is the web page on the
Mcafee website that describes this as a "Hoax"

http://vil.mcafee.com/dispVirus.asp?virus_k=98893&;


"Educate yourself and trust your instincts"

Glen


--- Mark Barron <mbarron8@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> >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. 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
> >address book.
> >I would rather receive this 25 times than not at
> all. Also: Intel
> >announced that a new and very destructive virus was
> discovered
> >recently.
> >If you receive an email called "An Internet Flower
> For You," do
> >not
> >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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> http://explorer.msn.com/intl.asp
> 

> ATTACHMENT part 2 message/rfc822 
> From: "Amanda Adams" <manda_lynn22@hotmail.com>
> To: alexmarie3@hotmail.com, bdc8@hotmail.com,
> rma_md@hotmail.com,
> 	 GTKappes@aol.com, hmf131@psu.edu, jeni@shasta.com,
> 	 katiemae224@hotmail.com, hyprish@hotmail.com,
> 	 kieraa@hotmail.com, hppybug@hotmail.com,
> lizceleste@yahoo.com,
> 	 adamsfamily@shasta.com, nlgidget@hotmail.com,
> 	 robdob_7@hotmail.com, ryanharr@hotmail.com,
> 	 buzzy_28@hotmail.com, whitsr86@hotmail.com
> Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2001 19:08:25 -0700
> Subject: Fwd: Virus Warning! !!URGENT!!
> 
> 
> >
> >Today, I have been warned through reliable
> channels, The US Air Force, that
> >an new and supremely destructive virus has been
> found.  Here is what I
> >received:
> >
> >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
> >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. 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
> >address book.
> >I would rather receive this 25 times than not at
> all. Also: Intel
> >announced that a new and very destructive virus was
> discovered
> >recently.
> >If you receive an email called "An Internet Flower
> For You," do
> >not
> >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 !!
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
>
_________________________________________________________________
> Get your FREE download of MSN Explorer at
> http://explorer.msn.com/intl.asp
> 
> 
> 


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