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Symantec Sends False Warning of 'Full-Scale Internet Meltdown'

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Sep 23, 2007.

  1. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    ....... you just said that to piss me off didn't you? :mad:
    ontopic: i tought symantec was smarter than this
     
  2. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    Uh oh PT is going to kill you now :D.
     
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    He will cut ya face!!
     
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    zekrahminator McLovin

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    He'll do this, minus the bad music :p.
     
  5. PVTCaboose1337

    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    I did, I remember you saying something like if spanish was even called portuagal's language you would kill us all... Just a joke :D
     
  6. kwchang007

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    Oh whoa, I'm reading about your history, the whole you guys expanding and actually getting to India where Spain came to the new world. Wanna write some notes for me?

    Ontopic....man..full scale internet melt down...that would be bad...very very bad.
     
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    That was cool, minus the bad music :p
     
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    PORTUAGAL?
    *goes berserk*

    kwchang007 - pm me for info

    on/off topic: i think we just full-scale internet hijacked this thread :eek:
     
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    lol finished that section, and yeah..probably :D
     
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    Ive not trusted Symantec for a few years now. Some of their previous releases had holes and it just wasnt symantec quality. This would have scared me as well as I wouldnt have bothered reading the fine print
     
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    he totally spelled it wrong! you portugasians get really upset when people speel protugualia wrong!


    on-topic: HAH, i wonder how many businesses unplugged their routers and sat whimpering in fear because of this.
     
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    I've seen a gerbil in a microwave.......not pretty :eek:
     
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    Just to throw in the conspiracy theory...what if Symantec was hacked. Hacker sent that out for poops and giggles and then Symantec had to cover their butt with "just a test". How bad would it look for an anti-virus software company to get hacked? Oh snap.
     
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