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BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby IRONSIDE » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:20 pm

PLEASE INFORM EVERYONEYOU KNOW

Emails with Osama Bin-Laden hanged or captured, are being sent and the moment you open these emails,your computer will crash and you will not be able to fix it!


This email is being distributed through countries round the globe..
Be considerate and send this warning to whomever you know.

You should be alert during the next few days: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 computer.


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.


If you are aware of this ...please delete this thread....
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby Tripz » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:23 pm

Many thanks ironside for the heads up! :evil: :wink:

I hope it wasn't this one?

http://search.ebay.co.uk/Olympic-Torch_ ... peZcontent
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby JimH » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:24 pm

yes, there is a virus, it is a virus of the mind!! People read the email, panic, send more emails, spreading the virus... there is no computer virus that does the things described!

http://www.hoax-slayer.com/invitation-b ... rning.html
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby miffed » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:25 pm

Is that link safe?
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby TiredOfTheBS » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:28 pm

hmm why did ironside post that?
The McCanns show their true colours - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVUnMtW9ciI
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby IRONSIDE » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:29 pm

Being as I was not sure,thought I would relay the message....if this is untrue , please delete this thread....Only trying to be helpful....

I have found your comments very hurtful.....and ...unhelpful... :roll: :roll: :roll: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :oops: :oops: :oops:
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby lindz07 » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:29 pm

TiredOfTheBS wrote:hmm why did ironside post that?


To warn us about a virus, that's why
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby PassingThru » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:30 pm

I didn't realize that one was still around. :lol: :mrgreen:
There will be NO justice for Madeleine, because all the questions that should have been asked are brushed under the Government carpet. There is no-one left, that dares anymore.

Madeleine who?
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby TiredOfTheBS » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:31 pm

lindz07 wrote:
TiredOfTheBS wrote:hmm why did ironside post that?


To warn us about a virus, that's why


Which virus?
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby jacz22 » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:31 pm

[quote="IRONSIDE"]
This virus was discovered by McAfee yesterday, and there is no repair yet for this kind of virus.
[quote]


no mention of it here

http://vil.mcafee.com/newVirus.asp
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby Tripz » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:32 pm

Ignore them Ironside you did good to pass this on! :wink:
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby retribution » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:33 pm

IRONSIDE wrote:Being as I was not sure,thought I would relay the message....if this is untrue , please delete this thread....Only trying to be helpful....

I have found your comments very hurtful.....and ...unhelpful... :roll: :roll: :roll: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :oops: :oops: :oops:




Thank you Ironside - on the offchance that this virus was real, I have sent the message on to a couple of people myself - if it's not real, no harm done!
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby Tripz » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:33 pm

jacz22 wrote:
IRONSIDE wrote:This virus was discovered by McAfee yesterday, and there is no repair yet for this kind of virus.

:| Shhhhhhhhhh! It's not detectable remember! Olympic torch is NEW type of backdoor trojan virus N541 virus
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby JimH » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:34 pm

Look, whenever you hear about a virus, don't panic. First of all, do a Google search. For example, Virus bin laden and see what it produces. Have a look at the McCaffee and Norton sites. But don't start firing emails off ... or posting about it on message boards, unless it is absolutely 100% certain. In 99.9% of cases it isn't. And you are then guilty a "mind" virus.
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Re: BEWARE:::A NEW VIRUS

Postby JimH » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:36 pm

retribution wrote:Thank you Ironside - on the offchance that this virus was real, I have sent the message on to a couple of people myself - if it's not real, no harm done!


Your motives are entirely commendable and altruistic. But you are doing harm. It is like shouting "fire" in a cinema on the off chance that there might actually be one. We all have a responsibility not to start these panics. And we saw a similar phenomenon last week when the news of Mitchell's comments about Rebeiro were released.
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