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I just received this e-mail from one of my friends. >
> THIS SENT COURTESY OF THE CURATOR OF JAKE'S POND AND HIS ALLIES...BE
> CAREFUL
>
> To: Buddies:
> Subject: Fwd: URGENT PLEASE READ AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ********]
>
> I checked snopes.com and this is for real.. Get this sent
> around to your contacts ASAP...we don't need this spreading around.
> PLEASE FORWARD THIS WARNING AMONG FRIENDS, FAMILY AND CONTACTS:
>
> You should be alert during the next days: Do not open any message with
> an attached filed called "Invitation" regardless of who sent it, It is a
> virus that opens an Olympic Torch which "burns" the whole hard disc C of
> your computer. This virus will be received from someone who has your
> e-mail address in his/her contact list, that is why you should send this
> e-mail to all your contacts. It is better to receive this message 25
> times than to receive the virus and open it. If you receive a mail
> called
>
> "invitation", though sent by a friend, do not open it and shut down
> your computer immediately.
> 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 SEND THIS E-MAIL TO
> EVERYONE YOU KNOW , COPY THIS E-MAIL AND SEND! IT TO YOUR FRIENDS
> AND REMEMBER: IF YOU SEND IT TO THEM, YOU WILL BENEFIT ALL OF US
> __________________________________________________ __________________
>

had no time to check for truth behind this. Is this real or just another stupid chain e-mail?
post #2 of 8
umm both?
post #3 of 8
Thanks for the heads up and omg...
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Snopes.com says it's a Hoax.

Proof:
http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/invitation.asp

So... yeah.
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Snopes.com says it's a Hoax.

Proof:
http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/invitation.asp

So... yeah.
Yeah I just read that. McAfee has it on their Virus Database but as of yet no computers hard-drive has been deleted .
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lol
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come now guys - > let's not get silly now... it's just another crappy chain-mail hoax. google it and you'll see how many sites tell you about it...

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Doesnt anyone know anything about computers??? urgh

"zero sector of the hard disk" tut tut
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