New Virus

  carper 11:04 19 Apr 2007

Just had this warning passed to me which I hope might be useful to people.

Do not open any message with an attached file called "Invitation" regardless of who sent it, it is a virus that opens an Olympic Torch which "burns" the whole hard disc of your PC.

This virus will be received from someone who has your e-mail address in his/her contact list.

If you receive a mail called "invitation", though sent by a colleague or friend, do not open it and shut down your PC immediately, then inform me so I can quarantine it. 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

Hope this prevents a bit of heart ache. regards Carper

  Diodorus Siculus 11:07 19 Apr 2007

click here

Good for people to be aware of virus infection but this one is just an email hoax.

  Diodorus Siculus 11:08 19 Apr 2007

PS it's just a form of chain mail that gets forwarded around the net.

  johnnyrocker 11:10 19 Apr 2007

cnn to my knowledge never announce virus, i suspect a hoax, check click here


  johnnyrocker 11:11 19 Apr 2007

must type quicker:)


  carper 10:37 20 Apr 2007

Thanks for putting me straight. Just trying to be helpful. Carper

  johnnyrocker 10:39 20 Apr 2007

not a prob guv, a good reference is to click here


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