FBI Issues Valentine's Day Email Warning

@carolbee (16231)
United States
February 13, 2008 9:20am CST
I received this earlier and thought I would share. I intend to send this to friends and our kids. I did receive a Valentine email this morning and even though I know the person, am going to unfortunately delete it. Did you receive any warnings? http://www.emergencyemail.org/newsemergency/anmviewer.asp?a=283&z=1
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@howard96h (11643)
• New York, New York
13 Feb 08
Every time a holiday comes around they try sending out these greeting cards infected with a virus so as soon as you open it your computer is attacked. What a shame that they do this and I will not open any greeting cards from anyone, Thanks for sharing this with us.
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@carolbee (16231)
• United States
13 Feb 08
I thought it was well worth sharing. It is sad but not much we can do about it except avoid any and all card emails around a holiday. Thanks for responding.
@jillhill (37379)
• United States
13 Feb 08
wow....Glad I didn't get anything like that yet but thanks for the heads up!
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@carolbee (16231)
• United States
13 Feb 08
I did get a valentine email this morning from my daughter's boyfriend's sister. Makes no sense but I deleted it. Just trying to protect my computer. The original email is from a very valid source in our area. Thanks for responding.
@Ciniful (1589)
• Canada
13 Feb 08
There's more information about the Storm Worm virus at Snopes, they've verified this email spread as true, and provided much more information on the subject, specifically where it originated from and how to avoid it. http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/valentine.asp
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@carolbee (16231)
• United States
13 Feb 08
Thanks for your information. I forgot to check Snopes....duh! The email is from a valid source in our area so I trusted it's warning. Thanks for responding.
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@Aingealicia (1906)
• United States
14 Feb 08
Thank you for the important information. I don't open any emails I do not know. My work is on my computer so I don't dare risk it. Ainge
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@carolbee (16231)
• United States
14 Feb 08
You're welcome. I sure thought it was worth posting on myLot. Thanks for responding.
• United States
14 Feb 08
Your welcome for the response. I always try to respond when I can even if MyLot does not find my comments worthy of a bit of change. LOL Take care. Ainge
@blackbriar (9080)
• United States
26 Feb 08
I never received a warning about this nor do I recall getting any valentine emails that were spam. Guess I'm one of the lucky ones.
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@carolbee (16231)
• United States
26 Feb 08
I could only assume the warning was true since it came from a reliable source. Thought it was a good idea to share. Glad to hear you didn't have any problems. Thanks for responding.
13 Feb 08
Oh FBI IS in love.
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@carolbee (16231)
• United States
13 Feb 08
Thanks for responding.