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That just SOUNDS fun. I want.
It is fun right up till you finish reading the information in the file and close it. Then you get BSOD and wet your pants.
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"In July of 1982, an infected Apple II propogated the first computer virus onto a 5-1/4" floppy. The virus, which did little more than annoy the user, Elk Cloner, was authored in Pittsburgh by a 15-year-old high school student, Rich Skrenta. The virus replicated by monitoring floppy disk activity and writing itself to the floppy when it was accessed. Skrenta describes the virus as "It was a practical joke combined with a hack. A wonderful hack." Remember, he was a 9th grader when he did this."
Source:http://apple.slashdot.org/article.pl.../07/16/1330207

Very interesting...
post #23 of 33
Yeah, so Windows viruses are all thanks to Apple!

[/Sarcasm]
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post #24 of 33
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Yeah, so Windows viruses are all thanks to Apple!

[/Sarcasm]

I was thinking the same thing. Although someone would've developed one for PC sooner or later.
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post #25 of 33
and they say apples dont get viruses, right
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Yeah, so Windows viruses are all thanks to Apple!

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Psht. Macs dont get virus's. Duh.


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post #27 of 33
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post #28 of 33
Macs are more open to viruses now then windows vista. Go Microsoft =D!

*Waits to be flammed.*
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PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
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PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
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Viruses don't exist for linux, big brother is not watching you, there is no oil shortage, oil companies are not making billions, bill gates is not evil, Vista is the greatest OS ever, etc.......
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post #30 of 33
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PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
PROPAGANDA AND LIES
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Viruses don't exist for linux, big brother is not watching you, there is no oil shortage, oil companies are not making billions, bill gates is not evil, Vista is the greatest OS ever, etc.......
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