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Life is Beautiful Virus

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007


Threat: Life is Beautiful Virus
Discovered
: January 15, 2002
Origin: Brazil
Also known as: Life is Wonderful, Everything is Beautiful
Type: Hoax

The Life is Beautiful hoax virus warns of an infected PowerPoint presentation. It has been reported in Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, French and Yugoslavian.

This hoax warns of a deceptively titled message carrying an infected Microsoft PowerPoint file named "Life is Beautiful." It originally circulated in Portuguese but was later translated into English and a host of other languages.

Although this particular example is a hoax, PowerPoint presentations can contain viruses, so prudent users should always check downloaded or e-mailed PowerPoint presentations (and all other non-text attachments) before opening them.

In September 2002 this hoax circulated anew as "Everything is Beautiful," and it popped up again in 2003 re-titled as "Life is Wonderful."

 Subject: URGENT! VIRUS!

This information arrived this morning, from Microsoft and Norton. Please send it to everybody you know who accesses the Internet.

You may receive an apparently harmless email with a PowerPoint presentation called "Life is beautiful.pps." If you receive it DO NOT OPEN THE FILE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, and delete it immediately.

If you open this file, a message will appear on your screen saying: "It is too late now, your life is no longer beautiful", subsequently you will LOSE EVERYTHING IN YOUR PC and the person who sent it to you will gain access to your name, email and password. This is a new virus which started to circulate on Saturday afternoon. The antivirus Softs are not capable of destroying it.

The virus has been created by a hacker who calls himself "life owner", and who aims to destroying domestic PCs and who also fights Microsoft in court! That’s why it comes disguised with extension pps. He fights in court for the Windows-XP patent.

MAKE A COPY OF THIS EMAIL TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS.


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