Virus Profile: Osama Hanged

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 9/26/2006
Date Added: 9/28/2006
Origin: N/A
Length: N/A
Type: Hoax
Subtype: -
DAT Required: N/A

Virus Characteristics

McAfee Avert Labs HOAX Notice!!

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

This email message is just a HOAX, currently we know of no other message that the user will receive about the HOAX as the initial email states. McAfee Avert Labs has not received any report of a user's hard drive being erased by opening the email.

We are advising users who receive the email to delete it and DO NOT forward 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 forward it on.

McAfee Avert Labs

Removal Instructions

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


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