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What'll they come up with next?

http://money.cnn.com/2006/10/18/technology/ipod_virus/


    Apple: Some iPods infected with virus
    Company says less than 1% of video players left the manufacturer infected with virus affecting Windows users.
    October 18 2006: 11:17 AM EDT

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- A number of video iPods are infected with a virus, Apple said on its support site Wednesday.

    The RavMonE.exe virus, which affects only computers running Microsoft's Windows operating system, is on less than one percent of video iPods shipped after Sept. 12. It is unknown exactly how many video iPods are affected.

    "So far we have seen less than 25 reports concerning this problem," the company said on its support side. "The iPod nano, iPod shuffle and Mac OS X are not affected, and all Video iPods now shipping are virus free."

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morale: not a problem if you dont have a PC> :>



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Or an iPod, I guess.

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So, I'm hoping someone here can help me figure this out. I bought a new iPod touch back in ... December, maybe. Logically, I transferred a bunch of music to my new device from my iTunes in the first day or two after I got it. Thousands of files.
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