Happy Friday! I hope you have had a good week. I heard today about a nasty computer virus that was going around. I did a little research and found that there are quite a few computer viruses making the rounds and I wanted to share these with you in the hope that you can avoid them.
Adam and Eve virus: Takes a few bytes out of your Apple.
Star Trek virus: Invades your system in places where no virus has gone before.
Health Insurance virus: Tests your system for a day, finds nothing wrong, and sends you a bill for $4,500.
C-nile virus – It makes your computer forget where it put your files.
Arnold Schwarzenegger virus – Terminates and stays resident. It’ll be back!
Couch Potato Virus – Just sits there, eating computer chips all day.
Disney virus – Everything on the computer looks Goofy.
Economist virus – Nothing works, but all your diagnostic software says everything is fine.
Airline virus: You’re in Dallas, but your data is in Singapore.
Paul Revere virus – Warns you of impending hard disk attack- Once, if by LAN; twice if by C.
PBS virus – Your computer stops every fifteen minutes to ask for a tax deductible contribution.
Politically Correct virus – Never calls itself a “virus,” but instead refers to itself as an “independent electronic micro-organism.”
Survivor Virus – Deletes your files one by one over 13 weeks until only the most annoying one remains.
Congressional Virus: The computer locks up, screen splits erratically with a message appearing on each half blaming the other side for the problem.
Elvis virus: Your computer gets fat, slow, and lazy and then self destructs, only to resurface at shopping malls and service stations across rural America.
Michael Jackson virus: Hard to identify because it is constantly altering its appearance.
KFC virus: makes your computer kick the bucket.
Joke Virus – poses as a harmless list of funny computer Virus names. Is quickly passed from one user to all other users via e-mail, consequently consuming all known network resources. Types of computer viruses
Thought for the Week
“Computers are like air conditioners. They work fine until you start opening windows.“~Anonymous