The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

13 August 2003

Worm turns

Blasted are the users, for they are afflicted with that damnable MSBlast thing. Among the blasted: the Oklahoma State Supreme Court.

I'm not even sure I want to boot up the Road Warrior tonight.

(Update, 9 pm: My trusty notebook is just fine — evidently I downloaded the pertinent patch some time during the World Tour, probably while running to the ice machine at the hotel — but Norton jumped in with a scream screen anyway, mainly because it's been almost a year since Symantec got paid.)

Posted at 4:28 PM to PEBKAC


And that's far more urgent, I'm sure, than a computer-eating virus. After all, Symantec is engaged in Very Important Work™ to Make the Internet Safe™.

"It's made possible by support from Users Like You™, so support us, @#$!! it!"

Posted by: McGehee at 5:49 AM on 14 August 2003

What's this "computer virus" everyone keeps talking about? I can't seem to find anything about it on my Macintosh news sites. ;-)

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Posted by: Dan at 9:55 PM on 14 August 2003

It's the price one pays for market share. :)

Posted by: CGHill at 3:29 PM on 15 August 2003