Now before you run off to your panic room, calm down; I'm just joking.
At its worse it can be down right evil, destroying your credit or allowing people to steal private and sensitive information. At the best of time it annoys the $#!t out of me.
Remember a couple of years back, that email how Mircosoft would cut you big fat check in a few weeks if you forwarded their email along? Or the one where the Gap would sent you a gift certificate forwarding the email to seven other people.
Well the new internet herpes is Bum_tnoo7.
I think it's funny how with this letter we're not getting it in our email inbox but in the inboxes of our social Web 2.0 networks like Facebook. Doesn't anyone email anymore?