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irina on Tue, 24 Jul 2001 10:29:28 +0200 (CEST)


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Subject: Fw: [Fwd: Re: URGENT ALERT - RED WORM VIRUS]


>
> A Virus Alert/ Worst
> >ever according to CNN 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 than 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.
>
> 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.
>
> Also, Intel an nounced 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 !!
>
>
> >     Subject: URGENT ALERT - RED WORM VIRUS
> >      TO ALL: THERE IS A DEADLY VIRUS GOING ON THAT STARTED THREE
> >     DAYS AGO. BE CAREFUL OF ANY SUBJECT/ATTACHMENTS THAT READ: HI
> >     HOW ARE YOU I NEED YOUR ADVISE BE IT IN SPANISH OR ENGLISH.
> >     EVEN IF THEY COME FROM A TRUSTED SOURCE. THE VIRUS IS CALLED
> >     W32.SIRCAM.WORMCMM AND IS QUITE DEADLY, PRODUCING RANDOM
> >     EMAILS AND HIDING BEHIND 'SAFE' FILE ATTACHMENTS. ONE OF OUR
> >     MACHINES WAS INFECTED YESTERDAY BY AN AGENT IN BRAZIL.
>
>
>
>


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