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Virus alert

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by comp_ junkie, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. comp_ junkie

    comp_ junkie Bit Poster

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    READ IMMEDIATELY AND PASS IT ON URGENT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Someone is sending out a very cute screensaver of the Budweiser Frogs. If you download it, you will lose everything! Your hard drive will crash and someone from the Internet will get your screen name and password! DO NOT DOWNLOAD IT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES! It just went into circulation yesterday. Please distribute this message.This is a new, very malicious virus and not many people know about it. This information was announced yesterday morning from Microsoft. Please share it with everyone that might access the Internet. Once again, Pass This on Please
     
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  2. soundian

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    http://www.hoax-slayer.com/budweiser-frogs.html
    http://home.mcafee.com/VirusInfo/VirusProfile.aspx?key=10579
    http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/budfrogs.asp

    Seems like you've been hoaxed.
     
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  3. UKDarkstar
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  4. zebulebu

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    This is absolutely laughable. You must be on a wind-up, surely? I remember this hoax from about eight years ago.
     
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  5. jk2447

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    Ha ha CompTIA would be so proud. Must not of realised because he hasn't sat the CEH yet . . . . . :biggrin
     
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  6. -Mercury-

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    I received the same email in one our support boxes this week. Straight in the bin, DELETE.

    You can just tell by the language used can't you.

    Chain letter cr*p. :D
     
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  7. jk2447

    jk2447 Petabyte Poster Moderator

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    Hey Mercury, I see you do support for a games company. Do you get free games?
     
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  8. dazza786

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    surely he didn't type that?
    'your hard drive will crash and someone from the internet will get your screen name and password'
    rofl
     
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  9. Sparky
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    Eh? Is this 1992? :blink
     
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  10. greenbrucelee
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    I heard this on snopes about 8/9 years ago and snope talks bull**** :D
     
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  11. BosonMichael
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    <sound of crickets in the background>

    ...Bud...




    ...Bud...
     
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  12. danielno8

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    hahah
     
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  13. Bluerinse
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    Ok guys, you've made your point.

    Lets let this drop now. :wink:
     
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  14. BosonMichael
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    Awww, man! I wanted to wait for Weis and Er.
     
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  15. Gingerdave

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    I was going to jump in with the Weis I must admit.
     
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  16. Bluerinse
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    Er :)
     
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  17. BosonMichael
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    The trio is complete. 8)
     
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  18. JonnyMX

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    Coors!

    [​IMG]
     
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