On Fri, 01 Apr 2005 13:36:10 -0600, Safe System Solutions
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>SERIOUS COMPUTER VIRUS WARNING - YOUR LIFE AND HOME ARE IN DANGER
>*** READ THIS NOW ***
>W32.MJPervert@mm, (also known as the Michael Jackson Virus) is a
>mass-mailing worm that uses its own multiplier engine to spread. The
>virus may be in any language. The email has a variable subject and
>attachment name. The attachment has a .mp3 file extension, and can be
>found in any MP3 music file, but is particularly susceptible, but not
>limited to infecting Michael Jackson music files. It has also been
>reported that as soon as you see the name "Michael Jackson" anywhere
>on your computer screen, you have become infected. Because of this,
>it is suspected that this virus is also capable of spreading through
>email messages, text files, and other software.
>Note: Virus definitions version 190328 (extended version 4/01/2005) or
>greater are required to detect this threat.
>Also Known As: Michael Jackson, Perverted, Michael Jackson Pervert,
>Music-Worm.Win32.Pervert, Naked@MM, W32/MJP, Firebomb32 and
>Infection Length: N/A (depends on music file)
>Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows
>Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
>April 1, 2005
>Protection: Online Scan (Follow the links below)
>Threat assessment - Wild
> * Number of infections: 500,000 - 999,000
> * Number of sites: More than 250,000
> * Geographical distribution: Very High
> * Threat containment: Difficult
> * Removal: Extremely Difficult
>This is the worst computer virus ever created. Besides entirely
>destroying your computer, it is capable of starting devastating fires.
>As soon as the virus gets into a computer, it begins spiraling the
>files on your hard drive, completely destroying all FAT tables. The
>faster it operates, the hotter your CPU gets. As files are being
>shuffled and deleted, the CPU eventually reaches the satutation point
>at which time it begins to overload the circuitry. Because of drivers
>contained within the virus accelerator, the CPU actually begins to
>work overtime and in the process, excessive heat is generated. Within
>minutes, the CPU becomes so hot that it melts thru the mother board.
>At this point the CPU will literally explode or burst into flames.
>The plastics and wiring contained inside the computer case then ignite
>and flames are expelled out the rear of the computer case, often
>acting in a manner similar to a blow torch as the flames are forced
>out of the computer by the fan inside of the computer's power supply.
>This ignites flammable furnishings surrounding the computer, and
>starts a major fire in your home or office. There have already been
>numerous major fires caused by this virus and at least twenty deaths
>have occurred within the past two days.
>You must immediately go to the website, (below) and carefully follow
>the instructions on that page. Do not hesitate. Please visit that
>site immediately. Your life and home are in severe danger.