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11 Dec 2009 00:00 by coolrunner Star rating in la marina. 91 posts Send private message

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You should be alert during the next few days. Do not open any message
> > > with an attachment entitled 'POSTCARD FROM HALLMARK,'regardless of who
> > > sent it to you. It is a virus which opens A POSTCARD IMAGE , which
> > > 'burns' the whole hard disc C drive of your computer.
> > >
> > > This virus will be received from someone who has your e-mail address
> > > on his/her contact list. That is the reason why you need to send this
> > > e-mail to all your contacts. It is better to receive this message 25
> > > times than to receive the virus and open it!
> > >
> > > If you receive a mail called' POSTCARD,' even if it is sent to you by a
> > > friend, do not open it! Shut down your computer immediately. This is
> > > the
> > > worst virus announced by CNN.
> > >
> > > It has been classified by Microsoft as the most destructive virus ever.
> > > This virus was discovered by McAfee yesterday, and there is no repair
> > > yet for this kind of virus. This virus simply destroys the Zero Sector
> > > of the Hard Disc, where the vital information is kept.
> > >
> > > COPY THIS E-MAIL, AND SEND IT TO YOUR FRIENDS.
> > > REMEMBER: IF YOU SEND IT TO THEM, YOU WILL BENEFIT ALL OF US

 



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11 Dec 2009 20:55 by abbbb1 Star rating in Essex and Ciudad Que.... 306 posts Send private message

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Have been receiving this e-mail "warning" for about the last 6 months from lots of different sources.

I "Googled" this a couple of months ago - it seems to be quite a famous hoax!

One worrying thing though is that a few months ago my husband had what seemed to be a Windows warning of a worm in his system, and there was a recommendation to download special anti-virus ware.  He already had one anti-virus on his computer.  When he downloaded this supposed anti virus killer - his computer got infected - and was a very expensive to sort out.  Yesterday, the same warning came up on my computer, but  I deleted it, and then ran my own anti-virus system.  Only to find that there was no problem.  You certainly have to be careful these days!



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12 Dec 2009 09:53 by coolrunner Star rating in la marina. 91 posts Send private message

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sorry for the post,it was sent to me in a email and i posted it hear before i checked it out on the internet



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