Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Flashback Virus

My friend Darren sends us this link Apple News | How to Check If You Are Infected With the Flashback Trojan. My computer tested Virus Free. :)

Apple out to kill widespread Macintosh virus   PhysOrg - April 11, 2012

Apple said it is crafting a weapon to vanquish a Flashback virus from Macintosh computers and working to disrupt the command network being used by hackers behind the infections. In its first public admission that the malicious software is vexing machines powered by the California company's Macintosh software, Apple said it had patched the weakness exploited by the virus and was now out to kill it.

Indonesia Earthquake

The 8.6 mentioned below was followed by an 8.2. -- 8.2 aftershock and tsunami alert AP

8.6 quake strikes off coast of Indonesia   CNN - April 11, 2012

A massive earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra on Wednesday afternoon, triggering a tsunami alert for the Indian Ocean. The quake struck about 434 kilometers (270 miles) southwest of Banda Aceh, the capital of Indonesia's Aceh province, and had a magnitude of 8.6, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It took place at a depth of 23 kilometers (14 miles).