|The rumours circulating that Blue Mountain electronic greeting cards |
contain a virus is a hoax. It is a sham, meant only to panic new or
inexperienced computer users.
The hoax email message includes a "warning" similar to the following:
"Just received a call from family. A friend of theirs opened a card from Blue Mountain Cards and system crashed. Do not open Blue Mountain Cards until further notice. Virus has infiltrated their system..pass it on....."
There are now several variations of this message circulating on the Internet. There is no way that bluemountain.com can spread a virus. The Blue Mountain electronic greeting cards are merely web pages with graphical images that are viewed with your browser; as anti-virus researchers have known for years, computer viruses cannot be distributed in graphical images. Furthermore, when a user receives a Blue Mountain greeting notification in e-mail, there is also no way the user can get a virus; these e-mail messages contain strictly text messages and cannot contain a virus. When you send or receive cards from this site, you do not actually download to your computer any files that may contain a virus.
Please ignore any messages regarding this "hoax" and do not pass on any messages regarding it. Passing on messages about this hoax serves only to further propagate it