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Anyone Know About New Virus?is This True?or A Hoax [CLOSED]


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stevlo

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<_< Very
> Urgent!!!!!!!...
>
> PASS THIS ON TO ANYONE YOU HAVE AN E-MAIL ADDRESS
> FOR.
>
> If you receive an email titled: "It Takes Guts to
> Say
> Jesus"
> DO NOT OPEN IT. It will erase everything on your
> hard
> drive.
> This information was announced yesterday morning from
> IBM;
> AOL states that this is a very dangerous virus,
> much worse than
> "Melissa,"
> and that there is NO Remedy for it at this
> time. Some very sick
> individual
> has succeeded in using the reformat
> function from
> Norton
> Utilities
> causing it to completely erase all documents on
> the
> hard drive. It has been
> designed to work with Netscape Navigator and
> Microsoft
> Internet Explorer. It
> destroys Macintosh and IBM compatible
> computers.
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admin

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Thanks for the info, but this is a hoax. Snopes.com is a great reference, especially to check when someone sends you a mass email. <_<

Also, see this Symantec Security Response
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stevlo

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I had a feeling it was.. <_< Thankx fro the info
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