Win a Holiday

Category: Virus hoax Discovered On: 01 Jan 2000
Type: hoax Updated On: 08 Jun 2006

Description

Win a Holiday first appeared in February 1998, and is very similar to the now-famous Good Times hoax.

Part of the text of the hoax reads as follows

VIRUS WARNING !!!!!! If you receive an email titled "WIN A HOLIDAY" DO NOT open it. It will erase everything on your hard drive. Forward this letter out to as many people as you can. This is a new, very malicious virus and not many people know about it. This information was announced yesterday morning from Microsoft; please share it with everyone that might access the internet. Once again, pass this along to EVERYONE in our address book so that this may be stopped.

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