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Virus Profile: St.Patrick's Day Hoax

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 3/19/2001
Date Added: 3/19/2001
Origin: Unknown
Length: N/A
Type: Hoax
Subtype: E-mail
DAT Required: N/A
   
 
   

Virus Characteristics

NAI Labs AVERT would like to inform you of a new e-mail HOAX.
Below is a copy of the so called: "St.Patrick's Day" Hoax:

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Subject: St. Patrick's Day Irish Virus Alert
E-mail Body: Top o' the mornin' to you. Bejesus! You have just received the "The St. Patrick's Virus". We don't have too much programming experience, so this virus works on the "honour" system. Please forward this email to everyone on your mailing list and then manually delete all the files on your hard drive. Thankin' you in anticipation for your co-operation. Paddy
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Please ignore this specific e-mail, delete the e-mail message, don't forward to others.

Removal Instructions

Ignore or delete this email and do not forward it to others.
   

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