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Old 07-06-2012
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Just in case you all have not heard, it is possible that your internet connection could be in jeopardy...and you have until Monday, July 9th to fix it! For more information, click here.

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[Admin edit: FBI information on this virus here.]
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I've read something about this before. Is this legitimate?
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Yes, it's pretty serious. If you just follow the link, you can detect whether or not your computer is infected. If the screen is green...you're good to go. Any other color, you will need to follow the prompts.
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I went there and got a big green box. So I guess I'm good to go.
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Le Shante, I hadn't heard of this - thanks for posting! I don't have the virus.

My husband showed me the FBI page devoted to information on this - so it's definitely not a hoax.
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No problem. I had just recently heard of it mentioned briefly, but wasn't aware of the severity until I did some thorough research. Thanks Tess for updating, and glad I could help you all out.

Let's hope no one is seriously infected.
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If your laptop are all on the same network, (and is not infected) then all of the other home laptops are okay? Correct?
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I heard about this since last year, I believe I read it on the FBI site. I completely forgot about it until, last Friday, it was mentioned on the news. My computers will be safe because I am on vacation until the July 10, 2012 and I think Monday July 9, 2012 is the day of this occurrence. Wishing all my VA buddies all the best during this internet slow down. Let see what the out come will be on Tuesday.
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Just checked mine. Looks like I'm okay. Thanks for the heads-up.
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All of our pc's checked and appear to be fine Thank goodness lol
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