January 2001 MacAddict CD-ROM infected with nVir

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Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
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According to MacAddict the company’s latest CD-ROM is infected with a virus.

The January 2001 MacAddict CD is infected with a strain of the 13-year-old nVir virus, the magazine warns. The virus shows up in a public beta of the DarkRage game on the disc. The magazine reports that the virus “seems to only ‘work’ on pre-MacOS 9 machines” and that the installer doesn’t work on pre-Mac OS 8 machines.

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