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Virus Profile: Pool Party email hoax

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 4/12/2000
Date Added: 4/13/2000
Origin: AOL
Length: N/A
Type: Hoax
Subtype: AOL
DAT Required: N/A
   
 
   

Virus Characteristics

The following message is a hoax message circulating among customers of AOL Internet service:

--------start of hoax message---------
IF YOU RECEIVE AN EMAIL..WITH THE SUBJECT LINE..."COME TO MY PARTY"..."COME TO MY POOL PARTY"...OR "AOL POOL PARTY....DON'T DOWNLOAD IT..JUST FORWARD IT TO AOL..THIS VIRUS WILL NOT ONLY EFFECT YOUR HARD DRIVE..BUT WILL DESTROY YOUR MONITOR..PLEASE PASS THIS ALONG TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW..
--------end of hoax message-----------

Indication of Infection

Not applicable - ignore or delete the message if received.

Methods of Infection

Not applicable - ignore or delete the message if received.

Removal Instructions

Users should either ignore or delete messages received matching this description.