New virus info to be aware of

Djdawson2 at Djdawson2 at
Thu Jan 13 15:45:38 EST 2005

I just received this from several people I've worked with... I think it's 
ligit.  So, FWIW, read on...

>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<;k=hard%20disk> , 
>where vital information for its functioning are stored.
>This virus acts in the following manner:
>It sends itself automatically to all contacts on your list with the 
>"A 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 
>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!! Even if you know the sender !!!
>           Please pass this mail to all of your friends.
>Forward this to everyone in your address book. I'm sure most people, 
>like myself, would rather receive this notice 25 times than not at all

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