[/B]Big PC Virus coming
snopes.com: 'Postcard from a Family Member' virus
I checked with Norton Anti-Virus, and they are gearing
up for this virus. I checked Snopes (URL above
, and it is for real!!
Get this E-mail message sent around to your contacts ASAP.
PLEASE FORWARD THIS WARNING MONG STAFF, FRIENDS, etc
You should be alert during the next few days. Do not open any
message with an attachment entitled 'POSTCARD,' regardless of whom sent
it to you. It is a virus which opens A POSTCARD IMAGE, 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.
This is the reason why you need to 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' POSTCARD,' even though sent to you
by a friend, do not open it! 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
by McAfee yesterday, and there is no repair yet for this kind of
This virus simply destroys the Zero Sector of the Hard Disc,
where the vital information is kept.
COPY THIS E-MAIL, AND SEND IT TO YOUR FRIENDS. REMEMBER: IF YOU
SEND IT TO THEM, YOU WILL BENEFIT ALL OF US.
Snopes lists all the names it could come in.