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Claim: A message with a subject line of "Shakira's Pictures" may include a virus.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2001]
Origins: Yes, "Shakira's Pictures" (also known as "ShakiraPics" or VBS.VBSWG.AQ@mm) is yet another worm that infects PCs through e-mail attachments, then attempts to replicate itself by using Microsoft Outlook to send itself to the contacts in the infected user's Outlook program. After infection, it displays the following message:
See the links below for more information on detecting and removing this virus.
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