This is an email message which is sent to people from a "practical joke"
website. Sophos warns against making "practical jokes" about computer viruses as they are often
misunderstood by recipients with unfortunate consequences.
The hoax reads as follows:
YOUR COMPUTER IS INFECTED!
You are recieving this notice because our servers have detected that while
surfing the internet this computer was infected with the Daisy Chain
The consequences of this virus are quite EXTREME. In fact you only have 10
MINUTES from the time you open this e-mail to follow the link below
and deactivate the virus.
If left untreated your computer will begin transmitting the ENTIRE
CONTENTS of your hard drive to CYBER HACKERS.
HERE IS THE LINK: http://188.8.131.52/UBENHAD.cfm?ID=XXXXX
Other scans of your computer also found traces of ILLEGAL PORN on this
machine. As a precaution the Internet Patrol (IP) has been sent a copy of
our report. To view this report or to make modifications to it follow this