[Dshield] email titled WTC SURVIVOR

Peter Conrad peter at iq-one.com
Sun Sep 7 13:24:26 GMT 2003


On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 12:28:49AM -0700, Peter Lindgren wrote:
> Does anyone know or heard about  an email titled WTC SURVIVOR? I got an 
> email from my father in-law
> warning me not to open any email concerning the world trade center. He said 
> it contains a virus that will remove the dynamic link libraries from your 
> computer. I'm not too concerned since I have Norton Internet security 2003 
> and all emails I receive are scanned by McAfee before they come to my 
> inbox. Is this warning valid or a hoax? My father in-law said it could come 
> from someone you know without them knowing it. Does anyone have any input 
> on this?
> 

Hello,

its an old hoax see for example:

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/wtc.survivor.hoax.html
http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/hoaxes/wtcsurvivor.html

regards

Peter




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