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Desi1love Hoax

Desi1love Hoax

Updated:
February 13, 2007



Desi1love is a hoax and should be ignored. Following is an example of the first hoax message:

SUBJECT: WATCH OUT FOR THIS GUY....

OK....lets watch out for this jerk.....
protect the backs of your friends!
Please..Pass it on......

A MEMBER OF AOL BY THE SCREEN NAME
OF Desi1love MIGHT TRY TO SEND YOU
A VIRUS WHICH COULD CRASH YOUR
COMPUTER SYSTEM.

HIS TRICK:
HE INNOCENTLY IM's YOU HELLO, WAITS 30
SECONDS, THEN IM's YOU AGAIN, WAITS
ANOTHER 30 SECONDS, AND THEN WRITES...
"WHAT THE FU**, WHY AREN'T YOU ANSWERING"

DO NOT REPLY TO HIS IM's, NOR READ ANY
OF HIS E-MAIL BECAUSE ONCE YOU REPLY,
YOUR COMPUTER WILL FREEZE AND THATS HOW
YOU KNOW YOUR HARD DRIVE IS BEING WIPED
OUT.

SO PLEASE BE VERY VERY CAREFUL!!!!
PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO EVERY ONE YOU
KNOW!!!Please ignore any messages regarding this hoax and do not pass on messages. Passing on messages about the hoax only serves to further propagate it.

Ignore any messages regarding this hoax and do not pass on the message. Passing on messages about this hoax serves to further propagate it.
Writeup By: Motoaki Yamamura