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|Common name:||WTC Survivor|
|Technical name:||WTC Survivor|
It generates a false alarm by reporting that a virus that does not actually exist is spreading via e-mail.
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 15, 2003|
WTC Survivor is not a virus; it is a hoax or an e-mail message that tricks users into thinking that a new virus is spreading via an e-mail message with the subject WTC Survivor. In fact, this virus does not actually exist.
Its aim is to cause alarm and get users to forward the message.
In order to avoid problems, disregard this information, as it is completely false. You should also immediately delete the message, without forwarding it to anyone.
WTC Survivor arrives in an apparently normal e-mail message, but which can be identified by its message. The message text always refers to a virus that reaches the computer in an e-mail message with the subject WTC Survivor.