Virus Profile: AOL 83 Minutes hoax

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 2/23/2000
Date Added: 2/23/2000
Origin: USA
Length: N/A
Type: Hoax
Subtype: AOL
DAT Required: N/A

Virus Characteristics


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

Do not forward this message to other people as the email suggests. If you receive the message directly, forward a copy to the proper group for handling. A suggested address would be "abuse@" and the name of the domain the email was received from (i.e. "" if the address the message was received from was "").

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 as the message suggests.


Indication of Infection

Not applicable.

Methods of Infection

Not applicable.

Removal Instructions

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


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