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Computer virus leaves France DEFENCELESS from the air
Now 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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Virus infects Royal Navy computers; sailors lose vital access to Facebook
It seems there’s been a nasty virus floating around some of the Navy’s finest warships — and no it’s not something one of the crew caught during their last shore leave, but in fact a computer virus that’s caused the loss of email and Internet access.
The affected computers are part of the Fujitsu-supplied NavyStar N* system and also handle storekeeping and various support functions…