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It takes guts to say 'Jesus' virus

CATEGORY: Hoax virus alerts

A typical alert which devolved from the original Good Times hoax virus alert (see related link). This one claims your computer will die if you read an email with "It takes guts to say 'Jesus' " in the subject line. Naturally, the alert claims no antivirus software can protect you from this anti-Christ email.

A hoaxster probably launched this alert to curtail a popular chain letter with the same subject line (see related link). This alert is currently making the rounds in yet another life-cycle. Antivirus experts won't admit it openly, but they quietly say the hoax has been "resurrected" for its second coming.

Last updated: 2002/9/17