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Post by zelph » Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:38 pm

BAD Virus --CNN announced -- Snopes confirms as real.

Here is a link to the snopes page:

http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/postcard.asp

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 . This virus simply destroys Sector Zero
from the hard disk, where vital informatio n 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:

'You've received a Post Card from a Family member'.

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 ca
used panic in New York , according to news broadcast by CNN.

So don't open any mails with subject:'A Post Card from .' As soon as you
get the mail, delete it !! Even if you know the sender !!!
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