I just got this in my e-mail from a friend and thought it best to share.
You should be alert during the next few days. Do not open any message with an attachment entitled 'POSTCARD FROM
HALLMARK,'regardless of who sent it to you. It is a virus which opens
A POSTCARD IMAGE, which 'burns' the whole hard disc C of your
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 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.
COPY THIS E-MAIL, AND SEND IT TO YOUR FRIENDS.
That is an internet hoax e-mail. This worst ever virus is NOT real. Please do not forward on this e-mail. Spreading bad information can confuse people with real viruses. Apparently this hoax has been around since like 2008 and still lives on. As proof here are two sources debunking the e-mail. :
http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/b … _virus.htm
http://www.hoax-slayer.com/olympic-torc … -hoax.html
i feel kinda bad for the people that got this email in 2008 and simply turned off their computer
Your hubs are well organized and structured.
Keep up the good work!
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