This hoax appeared in October 2001. It is classified as
a Hoax as it has a
number of the classic markers, and is based on many other similar hoaxes,
including the 'Economic Slow Down in US'
furthermore there is no substantiated claims of any such virus (at this time)
that has these features, or uses this name:
There's a new virus which was found recently
which will erase the whole C drive. if u get a mail with the subject "osama
Vs bush" please delete that mail right away. Otherwise it will erase
the whole C drive. As soon as you open it, it asks "will this war
affect the world economy?". If you click on any button, your system
will shut down and will never boot again. It already caused a major damage
in the US, INDIA and few other parts of the world. So please forward this
mail to as many people as possible and let everybody be aware of this.
Please ignore any messages regarding this hoax and please do not pass on any messages regarding it. Passing on these messages only serves to further propagate it.