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Speaking of Viruses...

This is an interseting article from Wired on the Slammer Virus that brought the Internet to a halt.

http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.07/slammer.html

I remember a few months ago I was surfing the web and all of a sudden even Google turned up a DNS error - I figured it was a local problem with my ISP, but it may have been this virus.

www.MarkTAW.com
Sunday, June 08, 2003

Interesting article but it's painful when someone attempts to describe something technical in non-technical terms -- "licks the UDP stamp"????? 

SomeBody
Sunday, June 08, 2003

DNS error from Google means nothing. I get DNS error from every site I visit approx once every 2 hours (lasting for 2 minutes). This has been consistent for the 3 years, spanning three ISPs five OS reinstalls three methods of connecting to the internet and god knows how many service packs and quitting/End Task of unnecessary programs.

The only constant is Windows 2000. I don't think it is a virus. If you find out what's up, PLEASE let me know :(

Tom
Sunday, June 08, 2003

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