Re: [Blind Access Journal] Red Alert: Don't Let Audio Magic Cast An Evil Spell on Your Computer!

  • From: "Lino Morales" <lmorales@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 15:27:15 -0500

Hey Daryl. Thanks.
Lino Morales and Louie Lab
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 3:10 PM
Subject: Re: [Blind Access Journal] Red Alert: Don't Let Audio Magic Cast An 
Evil Spell on Your Computer!


Hi Lino,

Just sent it.

Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
Technology consultant/instructor, network/systems administrator!
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Visit http://www.petitiononline.com/captcha and sign the Google Word
Verification Accessibility Petition today!
Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by
another person.
Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lino Morales" <lmorales@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Blind Access Journal] Red Alert: Don't Let Audio Magic Cast An
Evil Spell on Your Computer!


> Hi Daryl et al,
> Could you send me a copy of the original message sent to my in-box please?
> lmorales@xxxxxxxxxxx
> I want to foreword this to other blind folks. Take care.
> Lino Morales and Louie Lab
> email and Messenger
> lmorales@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Skype lino_and_louie
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris Skarstad" <toonhead5@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 5:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [Blind Access Journal] Red Alert: Don't Let Audio Magic Cast
> An
> Evil Spell on Your Computer!
>
>
> hi.  This is a program that is ***directly***
> aimed at blind computer users. so snopes.com
> would not have such information.  Facts are facts
> people. i've seen at least 10 systems crash as a
> result of this thing and it angers me more than I
> can express in words.  Anyone who does this to
> the blind community...well, I will go no further.
>
> Darrel is quite correct about this, this is a
> virus of some kind, very destructive.
> So do not try and install it on your  own
> machine, just so you'll see what it'll do.  Don't
> think your system is above the programming abilities of a virus writer.
>
>
>
>
>
> At 12:54 AM 3/18/2006, you wrote:
>>
>>for the record. I installed it onto my laptop,
>>and who gives what snopes.com has to say, It
>>crashed my laptop, and I'm currently installing
>>windows again, it also did it to the desktop we
>>have here also. My friend's computer crashed also
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: <mailto:lmorales@xxxxxxxxxxx>Lino Morales
>>To: <mailto:blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 10:39 PM
>>Subject: Re: [Blind Access Journal] Red Alert:
>>Don't Let Audio Magic Cast An Evil Spell on Your Computer!
>>
>>Daryl,
>>Have you check this out on
>><http://www.snopes.com>www.snopes.com Take care.
>>Lino Morales and Louie Lab
>>email and Messenger
>><mailto:lmorales@xxxxxxxxxxx>lmorales@xxxxxxxxxxx
>>Skype lino_and_louie
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: <mailto:nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>Darrell Shandrow
>>To:
>><mailto:blindtech@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>blindtech@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>;
>><mailto:blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>;
>><mailto:blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>; <mailto:Pc-audio@xxxxxxxxxxxx>PC audio discussion list.
>>Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 1:03 AM
>>Subject: [Blind Access Journal] Red Alert: Don't
>>Let Audio Magic Cast An Evil Spell on Your Computer!
>>
>>Hello everyone,
>>
>>
>>I would urge you all to be very careful when
>>downloading and installing new software,
>>especially if claims are being made that might
>>sound too good to be true. It seems a direct
>>threat to blind computer users may be "in the
>>wild". Please review the facts listed below and
>>avoid this Audiomagic trojan horse program at all costs.
>>Fantastic claims of a new accessible sound editor may be too good to be
>>true.
>>The e-mail address is
>>"<mailto:jokerdog02@xxxxxxxxxxx>jokerdog02@xxxxxxxxxxx".
>>The domain name is roachhost.com.
>>The software has already been reported to have
>>crashed several computers by removing critical Windows system files!
>>We at Blind Access Journal received thousands of
>>worthless blank e-mails from roachhost.com in December of last year.
>>In late November of last year, I accepted a
>>person's claim that he had found a way to defeat
>>Google's visual verification to make it
>>accessible to blind users. I downloaded and ran
>>an executable file that promptly trashed not
>>only my computer, but also all the data on a
>>backup drive connected to another computer on
>>our network! Watch out my friends!
>>
>>
>>
>>--
>>Posted by Darrell to
>><http://www.blindaccessjournal.com/2006/03/red-alert-dont-let-audio-magic-cast.html>Blind
>>Access Journal at 3/17/2006 10:58:00 PM
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