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Fool Born Every Minute

If you get this, DON’T CLICK.

Socio-engineered malware attempt using "Virus Warning" on Skype message

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This seemingly helpful warning is designed to scare you into clicking the link, and thus downloading viruses into your computer. Don’t do it. The real tip off is that I am not using ANY version of Microsoft Windows — I use Linux. It is a Skype message intended to trick you into downloading malware by claiming that it has found malware and your computer needs immediate (read that — “without thinking’) attention.


Windows 7 Available

While I spent the last two weeks sick at home, Microsoft was busy releasing their newest Windows OS. Windows 7.

We have released a picture tour of the installation earlier in this blog. Windows 7 pricing is considerably more favorable (From roughly $120 to $220 for full licenses, upgrades less) than in the recent past, rolling back prices almost to Windows 98 levels. There is another very favorable feature Readmore..