Computer virus leaves France DEFENCELESS from the air

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french-air-force.JPGNow let this be a lesson to you in what happens if you forget to keep your McAfee subscription updated. France’s Air Force has been grounded due to the ‘Conficker’ computer virus.

Despite forewarning from Microsoft themselves, the Air Force failed to prevent the spread of the virus, and now several Dassault Rafale fighters are out of commission. I just hope that the British Navy is better at keeping things up to date. Oh, wait.

(via Silicon Valley Insider)

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Duncan Geere