Budweiser Frogs

  Spark6 18:35 11 Jul 06
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Has anyone else received a warning today re a dodgy Budweiser Frogs screensaver containing a 'vicious virus' that is circulating? My warning included the claim that microsoft had issued the original notice!!!

Another wind up?

  skidzy 18:39 11 Jul 06

click here
Hoax by the sound of it !

  rodriguez 18:50 11 Jul 06

I had a Budweiser frogs screensaver years ago on a Windows 3.1 machine and it was great. You pressed Alt+B for "Bud", then Alt+W for "Weis" and Alt+E for "Er". To this day I don't know what happened to it but I doubt it would work properly on Windows XP. It might have gone with the old machine when I threw it out... If this is the one that people are on about then it won't be a virus - but there could be a new one. The one I had was only in 256 colours so you could tell it was old.

  skidzy 18:55 11 Jul 06

Spark6 Type this into Google
Budweiser Frogs virus

Lots of info saying its a hoax from Mcafee/Symantec/Sophos/F-secure etc

  Forum Editor 19:51 11 Jul 06

has been doing the rounds for years - in fact it's been so long since I heard of it I thought it had died a death.

Ignore it - you certainly shouldn't forward it to anyone else.

  Spark6 23:31 11 Jul 06

Make no mistake, I haven't. That is why I mentioned wind up in my post.

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