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Old 04-28-2006, 05:08 PM   #1
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Got this from a friend who added: "not a joke", your verdicts please guys, I think it is a joke, but I could be wrong.

X-AOL-IP: 65.54.229.14
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
X-Mailer: Unknown (No Version)




TAKE NOTE !!!!!!!!




Warning message

Please read the attached warning issued today .

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"
reguardless 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.

FORWARD THIS E-MAIL TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW . . . REMEMBER: IF YOU
SEND IT TO THEM, YOU WILL BENEFIT ALL OF US.
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Old 04-28-2006, 05:10 PM   #2
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An olympic torch that burs your hard drive? Interesting
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Old 04-28-2006, 05:12 PM   #3
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Lol
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well, what if you have no c drive, eh? what if your windows is on F:\ or something
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Old 04-28-2006, 05:15 PM   #5
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An olympic torch that burs your hard drive? Interesting
Hah. That's funny, , it would of gotten my friend, who believed that if she didn't send this email to 50 friends, a ghost without a head would kill her at exactly 8:33:13PM Eastern Standard Time, two years from the date she received the email.

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Old 04-28-2006, 06:18 PM   #6
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With all the email's being sent around nowadays Brookfeild it's hard to tell what's real and what's a joke, just better off not opening any email's with invitation on it for a while.

Thanks for the warning
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Old 04-28-2006, 06:25 PM   #7
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Who's to say that the e-mail you just showed us "Take Warning" isn't a virus? I'm suspicious of all e-mail, that's why I check my mail on my dad's work computer.
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Old 04-28-2006, 06:36 PM   #8
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That doesnt sound professional enough. So im sure some random person wrote it and sent it out to all his/her best friends, and it relayed from their.
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Old 04-28-2006, 06:38 PM   #9
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Hmm, it seems like a joke..
Either way, if you do get an email with 'invitation' as the subject, don't open it. :-p
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yeah it's fake.

Just type 'olympic torch virus' into google and look at the results you get.
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