The following hoax has been seen spreading across the internet, in
particular on social networking websites such as Facebook and MySpace.
Sophos does recommend that users of social networking websites take steps
to protect their identities but this particular
warning is bogus.
The typical warning message reads as follows:
If a chap called firstname.lastname@example.org adds u don't accept it because
its a hacker!!
Tell everyone on your list because if somebody on your list adds them
u get them on your list & he'll figure out Your ID computer address,
so copy and paste this message to everyone even if u don't care for
them. Do this quickly because if he hacks their email he hacks your