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MSN Messenger add a contact Hoax

Discovered:
January 19, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:57:45 AM
Type:
Hoax

This hoax is in Portuguese, and the original Portuguese text warns against adding a specific contact to MSN Messenger. Like most hoaxes, it urges you to forward the message to everyone on your mailing lists.

The text of the hoax is:

Subject: Vírus no Messenger!
Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2003 11:42:37 +0000 (Hora padrão GMT)


ATENÇÃO:
SE AO INICIAR O SEU MSN MESSENGER SURGIR UM PEDIDO DE ADICIONAR
CONTACTO COM
O SEGUINTE MAIL:

LORD_IN_UTERO@HOTMAIL.COM

NÃO O ACEITE.

É UM NOVO VIRUS EXTREMAMENTE POTENTE QUE SE AUTO-ENVIA A TODOS OS SEUS
CONTACTOS E FORMATA-LHE O COMPUTADOR.

ENVIE ESTE MAIL A TODOS OS SEUS CONTACTOS, PORQUE SENÃO ESTE VIRUS
PODE
AFECTA-LO/A NA MESMA, ATRAVÉS DA LISTA DE CONTACTOS DO MSN DE UM
AMIGO.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: George Koris
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