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Virus Profile: LOC Hoax

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Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 7/10/2001
Date Added: 7/10/2001
Origin: Unknown
Length: N/A
Type: Hoax
Subtype: -
DAT Required: N/A
   
 
   

Virus Characteristics

AVERT HOAX Notice!!

McAfee AVERT Labs would like to inform you of a new email HOAX.

Although many similar threats do exist, this email message is not based on actual events. The quotations presented are fabricated, as is the notion that this "threat" is difficult to locate, etc. This email message was not distributed by McAfee or McAfee.com.

We are advising users who receive the email to delete it and DO NOT pass it on as this is how an email HOAX propagates.

Below is the actual text from the message that may be received via email.

Again, if you receive this email delete it and DO NOT pass it on.

McAfee AVERT