"Trojan Horse" Computer Virus Infects Humans!
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 99 11:03:46 -0800
Subject: "Trojan Horse" Computer Virus Infects Humans!
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From: the Weekly World News, that Onion for trailer-park dwellers...)
CHICAGO, ILL. -- Concerned scientists say the dreaded "Trojan Horse"
computer virus has made the jump to humans -- and the brain-eating bug may
soon be sweeping through America, claiming even more human lives than the
An unidentified 38-year-old man known only as Patient Zero has been
diagnosed with the virus that had been heretofore found only in PCs.
"We've been dreading this day," said noted virologist Dr. Frederick
Attingale who made the terrifying diagnosis. "We knew it was only a matter
of time. That's how these things work.
"At some point, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome -- AIDS -- made the
jump from monkeys to man. Now, in a similar way, the Trojan Horse virus
has worked its way into the human population. Both viral transmissions were
bound to happen sooner or later."
© 1999 Peter Langston