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Virus Profile: Despite Hoax

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 3/1/1999
Date Added: 10/4/1999
Origin: N/A
Length: N/A
Type: Hoax
Subtype: E-mail
DAT Required: N/A
   
 
   

Virus Characteristics

This is NOT an actual virus.
Below is a copy of the actual text which was passed around.

!!!!!This is not SPAM or joke!!!!!
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Hi from Ukraine.
When you receive this message, all computers in your network is already infected by DESPITE-virus.
11th of October, 1999, data in the all databases will be lost.
For disinfect you need to use only STARIONI disinfector.
1. Send to data@aip.mk.ua your valid e-mail address with subject "DESPITE".
2. Send US$24.99 to the following bank account.
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Bank account:
BENEFICIARY: NIKOLAEV BRANCH CB "PRIVATBANK"
BENEFICIARY ADDRESS: 27 FRUNZE STR., NIKOLAEV UKRAINE
ACCOUNT: 3901 9 004017 003

BANK OF BENEFICIARY: COMMERCIAL BANK "PRIVATBANK"
ADDRESS OF THE BENEFICIARY'S BANK: DNEPROPETROVSK, UKRAINE
SWIFT: PBAN UA 2X
CORRESPONDENT ACCOUNT: 890-0085-754

INTERMEDIARY BANK: THE BANK OF NEY YORK
ADDRESS OF THE INTERMEDIARY BANK: Eastern Europe Division
One Wall St., 9-th Floor
New York, N.Y., 10286, USA
SWIFT: IRVT US 3N

DETAILS OF PAYMENTS: IN FAVOUR acc.26206791707001/875
RACHKOVAN VADIM
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After receiving your bank transaction, the STARIONI disinfector
in self-extract archive "starioni.exe"(74.648 bytes) will have
been deliver to your mailbox immediately.

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