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Gift from Microsoft Hoax

Gift from Microsoft Hoax

Discovered:
December 28, 1999
Updated:
February 13, 2007



The following message has been sent by email. It is a hoax.

The hoax message includes the following:

There is a deadly virus out there! It is called : "Gift from Microsoft" or something like that! DO NOT OPEN!!! It will do Major damage! I am tellingyou this from first hand account! 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: Patrick Martin