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WTC Survivor

CATEGORY: Hoax virus alerts

One of several hoax virus alerts which surfaced soon after the 9/11/01 terrorism event. Vmyths believes this hoax grew out of a (misguided) attempt to quash a different (non-virus) "WTC survivor" legend making the rounds in email. See below for a related link.

Like many hoax virus alerts, this one implores the recipient to forward it to everyone they know. "I would rather receive this 25 times than not not all..." A popular variant starts off with "for those that don't know, 'WTC' stands for the World Trade Center.....which makes this virus really dangerous because people will open it right away.....thinking its a story relating to 9/11."

Last updated: 2002/9/2