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MSV-alpha virus

MSV-alpha virus

MSV-alpha virus

I was visiting a website when a pop-up window informed me that a Michael Skinner Virus (MSV-alpha) was just downloaded to my computer. It was classified as a "modern stealth virus." Has anyone heard anything about such a thing or is it a prank? I'd greatly appreciate any info ASAP.
Sitting by my computer afraid to re-boot....

RE: MSV-alpha virus

Can't find anything official on it - would say it is a prank window from that site.

RE: MSV-alpha virus

I looked and couldn't find anything, either. It may be a prank (most likely) or a brand new virus not yet discovered (possible). I would contact your AV supplier and see what they say.

James P. Cottingham

I am the Unknown lead by the Unknowing.
I have done so much with so little
for so long that I am now qualified
to do anything with nothing.

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