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Old 07-29-2009, 10:03 AM   #1
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by KellyJ Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:44 am

Anyone-using Internet mail such as Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL and so on.

This information arrived this morning, Direct from both Microsoft and
Norton Please send it to everybody you know who has Access to the

You may receive an apparently harmless e-mail titled: 'Mail Server Report'

If you open either file, a message will appear on your
screen saying: 'It is too late now, your life is no longer beautiful...'

Subsequently you will LOSE EVERYTHING IN YOUR PC, And the person
who sent it to you will gain access to your Name, e-mail and password.

This is a new virus which started to circulate on Saturday afternoon.
AOL has already confirmed the severity, and the anti virus software's are
not capable of destroying it.

The virus has been created by a hacker who calls himself 'life owner'.



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Old 07-29-2009, 11:16 AM   #2
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Opaww....thanks for the "heads up". This is the first I have heard of this one.


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Old 07-29-2009, 11:17 AM   #3
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Me too, thanks.

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I just found out about it on this morning and posted it here so we all have the information as well.
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:58 AM   #5
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Let me get this straight-I'm still "technically challenged" with computers. You have to open up an attachment for it to "work" right? Not just the email??
Sometimes you earthlings REALLY amaze me!
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:28 PM   #6
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This "Kelly" is a little late on this one. It is a real virus, but has been around since 2006. It is not new, and not showing up much anymore.

Here is what the Norton site says about it:
Threat AssessmentWildWild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Removal: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Distribution Level: Medium

W32.Stration.AC@mm | Symantec

It also does not do what the message says it does. the message has been cobbled together from two different pieces.

That said, everyone should always be careful of what they open and what they click on. The real danger is not these big flashy hacker virus', it is the spyware and adware that you can pick up without ever knowing it. Those things degrade your machines performance and can even tell people things you would rather not be known.

It also pays to think critically about what you see in your inbox and on the internet. I never take this sort of thing at face value. I always check it out at my virus protection software site.

Thios piece is a funny example. They have put the prhase "THIS HAS BEEN CONFIRMED BY SNOPES." in the text, and even provided a link. I guess they figure that no one will bother to read it, but when you follow the link, it tells you this is not that big of a deal.

regards, Canis

God knows what we are to do! I am determined, for one, to go with my countrymen; "right or wrong, sink or swim, live or die, survive or perish," I am with them.
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