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

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Any of Symantec's corporate customers got quite the scare on Friday night, when Symantec's automatic security servers sent warning of a level 4 alert. Symantec uses a 1-4 scale for threats, 1 for minor inconvenience, 4 for what Neowin calls a "full-scale internet meltdown". Symantec has rarely issued even a level 3, and has never issued a level 4 alert. However, the careful reader would have seen this line of text at the bottom of the E-mail, buried in a sea of hyperlinks.
Summary: threatcon test threatkhanh otrs
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Wheres a tinfoil hat when you need one?
 

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That was no mistake... then fucked up and then call it a mistake.
 
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Temp Ban Zek now! Please Wazzle!:D:D:D He's too close to 5000 posts!
 
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So can I, but they look more like rectangles.
 
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I kinda wanted to see a full scale Internet war. And cue...

Wait... I'll make a movie in Paint about it!
 

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Symantec never got it right. From protection to back up & restore, narrow down to costs, worst to uninstall. Shame on them.
 

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So does level 4 make it a, Red Alert?
 

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I think so
 
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Yeah. LVL 4 is like, imminent meltdown, like the Internet's Chernobyl.
 

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Yup, I know.
 

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#17
Yeah. LVL 4 is like, imminent meltdown, like the Internet's Chernobyl.
I would say its more like george bush thinking that little red button is actually a computer game.........

(those of you who have seen 2DTV will get this joke....)

Hence accidentally wiping half the earth leaving George Micheal with a slight funny taste in his mouth....

while the ants struggle to rebuild their hives the birds bake pies & bread n butter pudding for bake sales.....


oh look....ozzy osborne is out in force with a straw....
 

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lil red button? you mean to launch the missles?
 

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yep, it's the EASY button
 

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How does the internet meltdown?
 
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It expands and sags like a peep in a microwave oven.
 

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#25
How do you say easy in Portuguese? I want that one.

Oh PT your just joking your primary language is spanish :)

Edit: O its the same in Portuguese.