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Feb 5 2010   2:51AM GMT

Security Humor: *[Adjective] Computer Worm [verb] Internet*

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun

You really have to be a Geek to enjoy this, but it’s hilarious. Pete Lindstrom who writes the Spire Security Viewpoint blog, originally wrote this in 2003. Here’s an excerpt:

In the wee hours of [date], a [adjective] computer worm spread [adverb] throughout the Internet. Dubbed [silly name] because [ridiculous reason that doesn’t explain anything about how it works], and also known as [another random name] and [another random name], the worm has infected an estimated [number] systems within [length of time]. Experts are calling this worm the most [adjective] since [date in the past].

The worm exploits a hole in [Microsoft product name] that was first identified [number] months ago by [security company name].

It gets better, believe me. Read the rest of it here:

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