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Londhouse Virus Hoax

Londhouse Virus Hoax

Updated:
February 13, 2007
Also Known As:
AltaVista



Londhouse is a hoax. The message is similar to the following:

I've just got news which are very important if you use Altavista search engine. The computers which control Altavistas files has got virus infection. The virus has got the name "Londhouse" and it's very dangerous.

So don't use the Altavista because it's a very big possibility that you get virus infection to your own computer. You have to understand how big risk this is to everybody who use the internet. Please, warn your friends about this risk.

Today interfax news by editor Jhon Karlson.

Internationale interfax office: [[address and numbers removed]]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.