Taliban virus hoax

Category: Virus hoax Discovered On: 10 Oct 2001
Type: hoax Updated On: 08 Jun 2006
Aliases: Manual virus, Taleban virus

Description

This hoax appears to be similar to the Amish and County Kerry hoaxes. The text of the hoax reads as follows:

DEAR RECEIVER

You have just received a Taliban virus. Since we are not so technologically advanced in Afghanistan, this is a MANUAL virus. Please delete all the files on your hard disk yourself and send this mail to everyone you know.

Thank you very much for helping me.
Talibanian hacker

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