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Old 12-20-2009, 12:39 PM   #1
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is it true?

one of my friends sent me a message.

k listen, if two people by name (NisseFar and Nivek) wants to add you to their list, do not accept it. It is a virus. Tell everyone on your list, because if one person on your list, add him or her, you get it too. It is a hard drive killer and a very horrible virus. Please pass it on to everyone on your list. We need to find out, who where using this account.

is it true that that can happen?
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Old 12-20-2009, 12:46 PM   #2
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No.
You cannot get virus by adding someone, however if you click links then yes.

That is just hoax/spam/chainmail/etc..
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Old 12-20-2009, 12:54 PM   #3
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My friend tried to trick me into such sites... but Cometbird (Not my avg) found the virus.. lol

There migth be a time when your Browser might detect something is wrong.. and you have the virus.. always check your C disk for suspicios large consuming memory files. (Suggest having 1x Virus program, Firefox or Cometbird, Anti Spyware (spywareblaster) this will keep you partly safe.
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Old 12-20-2009, 12:59 PM   #4
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thank you slayer00 and glenntja for the help and tips hope to see you guys around if i need anymore help
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Old 12-20-2009, 01:07 PM   #5
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Hehe.. I dont find myself too helpful hehe. I suggest never using IE.. unless you have too. I like Cometbird, it is firefox based but quicker, and I find it more safe. Im using AVG (if not norton) and spyware blaster and I am very happy.

CCleaner and Defraggler also helps me keep out trash (After 1 week I might throw out 6 gig of trash) From Filehippo (Do not trust this site for all as it contains some virus In items only. I suggest just getting Ccleaner, Degfraggler or Spywarblaster from there.
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Old 12-20-2009, 01:35 PM   #6
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I've got s terminal taht I built for £10 that i use to display movies from NAS to TV. Anything from someone I don't know I open using remote access on that. If it is somthing bad, then a) it's a linux box, and b) nothing important is on there.
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