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Virus Spreading as a Hallmark Greeting Card

Web users have identified a PC virus that disguises as an online postcard, as reported by SCMagazine on October 8, 2008. Security specialists disclosed that an e-mail alert is being circulated on internet directing users not to view any e-mail that carries an attachment titled 'Postcard from Hallmark.'

The e-mail further informs that the particular attachment is a virus that reveals a postcard picture but it could 'burn' the entire C-Drive of the user's computer. The virus simply damages the hard disk's 'Zero Sector' where the main data is stored. Also, the virus reaches everyone who has the sender's e-mail address in his contact list.

Furthermore, the e-mail message says that the TV news channel CNN has announced the virus inside the attachment as the worst worm so far. Als...

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