VIRUS WARNING

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Trogg

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If any of you have recieved an e-mail from me within the last 20mins delete it straight away DO NOT OPEN IT
I recieved an e-mail from a friend & opened it cos he's always sending me funny stuff.

The problem is it wasn't a funny mail it looks like its one of the viri that sends itself using your address book

Its entitled card.doc gif or the original one was fun.mp3.pif

If you recieve either of these get rid of them straight away.

they contain the W32.badtrans.b@mm virus

which effect the .exe files



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Alan, this may be similar

A new virus has just been discovered that has been classified by Microsoft as the most destructive ever! This virus was discovered yesterday afternoon by McAfee and no vaccine has yet been developed. This virus simply destroys Sector Zero from the hard disk, where vital information for its functioning are stored. This virus acts in the following manner: It sends itself automatically to all contacts in your list with the title "A Virtual Card for You." As soon as the supposed virtual card is opened, the computer freezes so that the user has to reboot. When the ctrl+alt+del keys or the reset button are pressed, the virus destroys Sector Zero, thus permanently destroying the hard disk.
Yesterday in just a few hours this virus caused panic in New York, according to news broadcast by CNN. This alert was received by an employee of Microsoft itself. So don't open any mails with subject: "A Virtual Card? for You."
As soon as you get the mail, delete it. Please pass this mail to all of your friends. Forward this to everyone in your address book. I would rather receive this 25 times than not at all.
Also Intel announced that a new and very destructive virus was discovered recently. If you receive an email called "An Internet Flower For You," do not open it. Delete it right away! This virus removes all dynamic link libraries (.dll files) from your computer.
Your computer will not be able to boot up !!!



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A new variant of Badtrans has been discovered, referred to as Badtrans.b. AVERT has raised the Risk Assessment on this variant of W32/Badtrans@MM to High Risk for Consumers. McAfee have received many reports from home users that they have become infected. It is believed that failure to update recently has caused this increase in occurrence.

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