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NewsForge: Horton AV Announces Avian Flu Vaccine for Linux

Oct 17, 2005, 23:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Graham)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Reacting to fears that the avian flu outbreak recently reported in Turkey could spread to Linux, anti-virus vendor Horton AV has released what it calls an effective vaccine.

"'We know that Linux is vulnerable to viruses,' claimed Horton AV spokesman Bob Sinister, 'but up until now we have been unable to identify any legitimate threats, in spite of our industry's frequent announcements. Avian flu, however, is a serious threat to Linux, due to Linux's close association with penguins...'"

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