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Wireless TV virus (April Fool story)

CATEGORY: Joke virus alerts (not considered hoaxes)

Forbes' website published a story on April Fool's Day 2005 titled "Wireless TV virus wreaking havoc." Written by VNUNET reporter Iain Thomson, it warned "a new wireless virus has had security experts warning all households to take precautions. Gregor.A was first detected in the early hours of the morning in Australia and has quickly spread via wireless connections and TV signals. Once activated it seeks out any electronic device with a clock, which is then reset to zero, before sending itself on..." See the related link below to read the April Fool story.

Last updated: 2005/4/1