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  • Leigh Martin
    ... From: Callie Brown To: Allyson Willis (E-mail) ; Amy Clemons (E-mail) ; Amy Hauser (E-mail)
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      Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2001 10:21 AM
      Subject: FW: FW: WORST EVER VIRUS (CNN announced)


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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Adrienne McMahan [mailto:mcmahan@...]
      > Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2001 11:11 AM
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      > Subject: Fwd: FW: WORST EVER VIRUS (CNN announced)
      >
      >
      > I just got this from my sister-in-law.
      > Adrienne
      >
      > >> > WORST EVER VIRUS (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 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. 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 this mail to all of 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 away! This virus removes all
      > >> > dynamic link libraries (.dll files) from your computer. Your
      > >>computer
      > >> > will not be able to boot up !!
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >> >
      > >
      > >
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      >
      > Adrienne McMahan
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