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[Discuss] virus?

On?October 28, 2014 7:18:06 AM EDT, "Edward Ned Harvey (blu)" wrote:
"The only effective defense is to completely nuke the affected systems after infection (reinstall the OS)."

FWIW - I could not agree more wholeheartedly with Ed's statement. There is just no way to know what else was delivered in the payload. Wiping and reinstalling with a CURRENT (supported) OS version  is the only way to sleep soundly. 


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