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ZZ331 Virus Hoax

Discovered:
August 31, 1999
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:10:01 PM
Type:
Hoax

This is a hoax. The hoax message isas follows:


A MEMBER OF AOL BY THE SCREEN NAME OF ZZ331MIGHT TRY TO SEND YOU A VIRUS WHICH COULD CRASH YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM.
HIS TRICK: HE INNOCENTLY IM's YOU HELLO, WAITS 30 SECONDS, THEN IM's YOU AGAIN, WAITS ANOTHER 30 SECONDS, AND THEN WRITES...
"WHAT THE FU**, WHY AREN'T YOU ANSWERING"DO NOT REPLY TO HIS IM's, NOR READ ANY OF HIS E-MAIL BECAUSE ONCE YOU REPLY, YOUR
COMPUTER WILL FREEZE AND THATS HOW YOU KNOW YOUR HARD DRIVE IS BEING WIPED OUT. SO PLEASE BE VERY VERY CAREFUL!!!!

PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO EVERY ONE YOU KNOW!!!Please ignore any messages regarding this hoax and do not pass on messages. Passing on messages about the hoax only serves to further propagate it.
Writeup By: Motoaki Yamamura
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