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Flower for You Hoax

Flower for You Hoax

Discovered:
August 01, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007



This is a hoax and should be ignored.

Sample of hoax message:

Just received the attached from one of our clients. BEWARE!Subject: New Virus found!!Intel announced that a new and verydestructive virus was discoveredrecently.If you receive an email called "An Internet Flower For You", do not open it.Delete it right away! This virus removes all dynamic link libraries from your computer. Your computer will not be able to boot up.SEND THIS TO EVERYONE ON YOUR CONTACT LIST!!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.
Writeup By: Erick Bryant