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Yet another Virus Alert

Post by kladyelf » Mon Aug 22, 2005 1:24 am

Hi folks just got this in an email...


>Someone is sending out a very cute screensaver of the Budweiser Frogs.
>
>If you download it, you will lose everything!
>
>Your hard drive will crash and someone from the Internet will get your
>screen name and password!
>
>DO NOT DOWNLOAD IT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES!
>
>It just went into circulation yesterday.
>
>Please distribute this message. This is a new, very malicious virus
and not
>many people know about it.
>
>This information was announced yesterday morning from Microsoft.
Please
>share it with everyone on the Internet.
>
>Once again, Pass This Along To EVERYONE in your address book so that
this
>may be stopped.
>
>AOL has said that this is a very dangerous virus and that there is NO
>remedy for it at this time.
>
>This is VERY important. If you receive a screen saver from a friend or
>anyone you may not know with the Budweiser Frogs
>in it, DO NOT DOWNLOAD IT OR OPEN THE FILE!
>
>Press the forward button on your email program and send this notice to
>EVERYONE you know.

rotten virus making people *scuttles off to invent something painful involving a cheese grater, salt, lemon and those really tiny chilis*
meddle not in the affairs of ficcers for you are malleable and easily .... O_o *stares* ooh is that a cookie?

Love your enemies - It will drive them nuts!

Crazy.... but in the nicest possible way....

To Stupidityyyyy - and beyond!

*after reading the latest gory/depressing "mainstream" comic* ....*sigh* that's it, I'm packin' up and moving back to the Eighties...

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Yet another Virus Alert

Post by taekwondodo » Mon Aug 22, 2005 1:45 am

Actually, Klady, per Symantec and Snopes this is just a hoax, and a very persistent and long-running one at that....

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Yet another Virus Alert

Post by kladyelf » Mon Aug 22, 2005 7:21 am

Oh sorry, just got this from a friend this morning and was a little rushed so i thought i'd fire it off before work :blush
meddle not in the affairs of ficcers for you are malleable and easily .... O_o *stares* ooh is that a cookie?

Love your enemies - It will drive them nuts!

Crazy.... but in the nicest possible way....

To Stupidityyyyy - and beyond!

*after reading the latest gory/depressing "mainstream" comic* ....*sigh* that's it, I'm packin' up and moving back to the Eighties...

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Yet another Virus Alert

Post by Crocodile Hunter » Tue Aug 23, 2005 6:11 am

Even if it was a hoax.. who would download anything like that from email. if something like "make money", "get viagra", "funny screensaver" comes to your email. You dont ever download that. :nodyes

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