Lethal virus coming?

  Red Ed 08:35 07 Aug 2008
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I have just been forwarded the following e-mail message. Is there any truth in it?

MESSAGE READS:

Hi All, I checked with Norton Anti-Virus, and they are gearing up for
this virus!

I checked Snopes, and it is for real!!

Get this E-mail message sent around to your contacts ASAP.

PLEASE FORWARD THIS WARNING AMONG FRIENDS, FAMILY AND CONTACTS!

You should be alert during the next few days. Do not open any message
with an attachme nt 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 of your computer. This virus will be
received from someone who has your e-mail address in his/her contact
list. This 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 though 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

  VoG II 08:40 07 Aug 2008
  birdface 08:59 07 Aug 2008

Yes as above.Just delete it and don't pass it on.

  Red Ed 09:10 07 Aug 2008

Thanks guys - fast and effective as ever!

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