Virus Alert : "A Virtual Card for You" + "An Internet Flower For You"

Virus Alert : "A Virtual Card for You" + "An Internet Flower For You"

Post by Smercad » Sat, 03 Mar 2001 23:44:00



This is a hoax

http://www.datafellows.com/hoaxes/vcredit.shtml

Starlady

Quote:

> Virus Alert  : "A Virtual Card for You" + "An Internet Flower For You"
> ________________________________________________________

> A new virus has just been discovered that has been classified
> by Microsoft and by McAfee 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.  http://www.cnn.com

> 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 on this mail to all 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 way  !

> This virus removes all dynamic link libraries from your computer.

> These are your    .dll    files.

> Your computer will not be able to boot up.

> Send this message to everyone on your contact list.

> _______________________________________________________

 
 
 

Virus Alert : "A Virtual Card for You" + "An Internet Flower For You"

Post by Rita Denenber » Sun, 04 Mar 2001 01:32:13


These are hoaxes.
--
Rita
http://myquilts.hypermart.net
http://www.geocities.com/Wellesley/4240/

Quote:

> Virus Alert  : "A Virtual Card for You" + "An Internet Flower For You"
> ________________________________________________________

> A new virus has just been discovered that has been classified
> by Microsoft and by McAfee 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.  http://www.cnn.com

> 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 on this mail to all 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 way  !

> This virus removes all dynamic link libraries from your computer.

> These are your    .dll    files.

> Your computer will not be able to boot up.

> Send this message to everyone on your contact list.

> _______________________________________________________

--
Rita
http://myquilts.hypermart.net
http://www.geocities.com/Wellesley/4240/