You have been infected, have a nice day and bye bye

Now we have talking computer viruses …

BotVoice.A Virus

A virus called BotVoice.A has been identified by Panda Labs. It deletes the user’s system files and it also makes the user’s PC to no longer function.

Unlike other computer viruses, this one notifies the user that the user’s PC has been infected by a virus. It uses Microsoft text reader software and it tells the user “You have been infected. I repeat, you have been infected and your system files have been deleted. Sorry. Have a nice day and bye bye,” in a synthesized voice.

The article from does not mention how a user can get infected, whether from an email message or from a malicious webpage.

Well, at least it’s polite about it.

Yeah, it even says sorry. I really don’t think you can ask for more than that these days.

A nice touch…

Btw, talking of talking… A while ago, a “funny” Vista vulnerability was discovered: If speech recognition was activated, naughty sound files embedded in web pages could take over control of the computer - to a certain degree…