Big new computer Worm tomorrow, Is your anti-virus updated?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ChickBond 007, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    Tomorrow the April 1 Conficker worm is set to become live in millions of unprotected computers that access the world wide web.
    Is your anti-virus software up-to-date and running?
    Wouldn't want anyone to be unable to access BYC !! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    AVG is.. but im not sure if its strong enough captain!
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Mine is updated daily. I checked this out on truthorfiction.com and it says truth!
     
  4. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

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    i guess i'll be streakin through the park then.
     
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    I'll go huggle my Mac while you guys brace for impact. [​IMG]
     
  6. hennypenny9

    hennypenny9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:There's always one.... LOL.

    I always wake up to AM radio, (yeah, I'm strange) so if the virus is that bad I just won't turn it on until I know how to deal with it. My anti-virus is okay, but still...
     
  7. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    I've fully backed up my computer and the BYC website / forum to multiple locations.

    In general I'm pretty particular about backups.

    Here is what I do for my personal computer backup process

    Here is what I do to backup databases for the forum.

    Can never be too careful with data backups!
     
  8. Virus, Shmirus. Its all a big ploy so you will download and buy those big expensive virus programs that do nothing but SSLLOOWW down your computer to a crawl.

    Oh, BTW, it you don't see me on the site for awhile you will know what happened.

    rim
     
  9. crait

    crait Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All we really need is Spybot: Search & Destroy.
     
  10. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

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    strokes McAfee, telling it what a GOOD virus program it is.
     

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