COMPUTER VIRUS WARNING
|From:||Anthony M. Miles <theophilus88@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 25, 2004, 0:42|
"commune id vitium est, hic vivimus ambitiosa
"this is our common fault; here we live in ostentatious poverty"
Juvenal, Satires 3.182-3
>Subject: COMPUTER VIRUS WARNING
>Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 17:19:59 EST
>This might be a hoax but in case it is the real thing I am passing it on
>WORST VIRUS EVER ---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
>yet ! been developed. This virus simply destroys Sector Zero from the
>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 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!!! Even if you know the sender
>Please pass this mail to all of your friends.
>Forward this to everyone in your address book. I'm sure most people,
>would rather receive this notice 25 times than not at all.