is this a hoax?

  iashem 17:02 14 May 2004

i was sent this by a friend is this a hoax
All mobile users pay attention - if you receive a phone call and your mobile phone displays ( ACE ) on the screen don't answer the call END THE CALL IMMEDIATELY- if you answer the call, your phone will be infected by a virus.
This virus will erase all IMEI and IMSI information from both your phone and your SIM card, which will make your phone unable to connect with the telphone network. You will have to buy a new phone. This information has been confirmed by both Motorola and Nokia. There are over 3 million mobile phones being infected by this virus in USA now. You can also check this new in the CNN web a hoax

  johnnyrocker 17:04 14 May 2004

have you checked the site it said to? sounds like a hoax but dont take my word for it.


  Djohn 17:06 14 May 2004
  GANDALF <|:-)> 17:06 14 May 2004



  Belatucadrus 17:12 14 May 2004
  iashem 17:17 14 May 2004

thanks very much for your help i couldn't find anything on the cnn website

  johnnyrocker 17:29 14 May 2004

as far as i know the cnn bit is the giveaway as they do not provide virus warnings.


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