You were correct on your warning tome....
> >McAfee and no vaccine has yet been developed. This
> >virus simply destroys Sector Zero from the hard disk,
> >where vital information for its functioning
> >are stored.
HAHAHA, Microsoft did not listen to me 10 months ago!
I warned then that they had a sercurity hole!
> >This virus acts in the following manner: It sends
> >itself automatically to all contacts on your list
> >with the title "A Virtual Card for You". As >soon as
> >the supposed virtual card is opened, the computer
> >freezes so that the user has to reboot.
> >When the ctrl+alt+del keys or the reset button are
> >pressed, the virus destroys Sector Zero, thus
> >permanently destroying the hard disk.
This is a LIE, it does not destroy the drive, only the partition table.
Please recally the limited effects of "DiskDestroyer" and "SCSIkiller"
This is why we had the flaming discussion about command filters.
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