You should be alert during the next few days. Do not open any message with an attachment entitled 'POSTCARD FROM HALLMARK,' regardless of who sent it to you. It is a virus which opens A POSTCARD IMAGE, which 'burns' the whole hard disc C of your computer.
This virus will be received from someone who has your e-mail address in his/her contact list. This is the reason why you need to let all your contacts know about this. It is better to receive this message 25 times than to receive the virus and open it.
If you receive a mail called' POSTCARD,' even though sent to you by a friend, do not open it! Shut down your computer immediately.
This is the worst=2 0virus announced by CNN. It has been classified by Microsoft as the most destructive virus ever. This virus was discovered by McAfee yesterday, and there is no repair yet for this kind of virus. This virus simply destroys the Zero Sector of the Hard Disc, where the vital info rmation is kept.
> If you receive a mail called' POSTCARD,' even though sent to you by a friend, do not open it! Shut down your computer immediately. <
This I don't understand.
I thought the way to handle susipicious email is to shut down the preview panel? And delete any email you should not open...am I right?
If you just shut down your PC ...the email with the virus is still there when you restart it...right?