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Old October 29th, 2002, 10:11 AM
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Default Real Computer Virus/Worm

A new type of email threat is making the rounds…

If you receive an email with the following form:


Recipient name you have an E-Card from Sender name



Sender name has sent you an E-Card - a virtual postcard from FriendGreetings.com.
You can pick up your E-Card at the FriendGreetings.com by clicking on the link below.

A url at www.friendgreetings.com is then displayed

Recipient name
I sent you a greeting card. Please pick it up.
Sender name
delete it. If you were to follow the link, you would be prompted to
install a piece of software. You would first see an install alert: and then a license agreement:
If you say "YES" to both steps, you will have given
permission to send junk mail to everyone in your Contacts list!!!!


More details about this email issue may be found at these sites:




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Old October 29th, 2002, 10:52 AM
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Default Re: Real Computer Virus/Worm

Thanks Carole, I'll be watching for it.
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Old October 29th, 2002, 01:40 PM
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Default Re: Real Computer Virus/Worm

Thank you. I will be extra careful in checking my email.

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