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    Virus Warning

    just got this email from PC World thought i wud let you know

    The Nyxem Virus has been accumulating victims with the latest email scam
    On the 3rd February 2006 the Nyxem-E Windows virus is set to delete Microsoft Office Programmes and Acrobat files on infected machines. The virus gets into computers through email attachments promising adult materials, with headings such as:
    • Fw: Funny
    • Fw: Picturs
    • *Hot Movie*
    As well as attacking Word, Powerpoint, Excel and PDF files this virus can also prevent the mouse and keyboard from working. PC users have been urged to scan their computers before the 3rd to prevent this destructive virus causing damage.

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    Jam says - more than likely both This and Nyxem doing the rounds. Everyone should have an up to date virus scanner and everyone SHOULD scan for viruses regulary but most don't.
    Word of warning places such as PC world are sending out alerts to make people buy stuff. Even slow distributing and low damage viruses are punted out by corporate bodies as the worst thing in the world in a bid to increase sales. Don't get caught out by this and don't get caught out by viruses.

    jam recommends AVG. Click me 2 years licence helps and the fact its ace at sorting viruses out.

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    AVG - lol. Used to use it myself, thought it was quite good. Then I put on a real AV program and discovered about 10 virii lurking on the PC.

    www.nod32uk.com - 7 years and has never missed a virus.
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    I use AVAST antivirus, great free virus protection!!

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    only warning people about the emails really!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pardoe16V
    only warning people about the emails really!!!!
    Nice one Pardoe.

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