County Kerry

Category: Virus hoax Discovered On: 30 Jun 2000
Type: hoax Updated On: 08 Jun 2006
Aliases: Irish Virus

Description

This hoax appears to have been started as a prank, but has caused genuine concern amongst some users. Here is the text of the hoax:

IRISH VIRUS:

Hello there, I'm a virus from County Kerry.

Please forward this email to the contacts in your personal address book.

Then delete all the files on your hard disk.

That's grand, thanks very much.

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