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Scan Alert

Just got that message today:


ATTENTION ! Security Center has detected
malware on your computer !

Affected Software:

Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution / Virus Infection /
Unexpected shutdowns

Recommendation: Users running vulnerable version should install a repair
utility immediately

Your system IS affected, download the patch from the address below !
Failure to do so may result in severe computer malfunction.

For the link to become active, please click on 'Add to contacts' skype
button or type it in manually into your web browser !

I always think that it is very funny whenever someone tells me that my Windows box is affected since I'm running Linux.

On the other hand, I think it is really sad that some people do such things to others!