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Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Delivering a virus in the government's name.

Now here's a daring way to deliver a computer virus:

Surely you already know never to click a link to a .zip file you didn't request — even if the email claims to be from, say, the FBI, like this message that arrived today:

Dear Sir/Madam,

we have logged your IP-address on more than 30 illegal Websites.

Please answer our questions!
The list of questions are attached.

Yours faithfully,
Steven Allison

*** Federal Bureau of Investigation -FBI-
*** 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Room 3220
*** Washington, DC 20535
*** phone: (202) 324-3000

Find out more about this fraudulent message at Snopes.

Copyright © 2005 by Philocrites | Posted 22 November 2005 at 5:59 PM

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