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Y2K virus fighter bitten by Y2K bug

Rob Rosenberger, Vmyths co-founder
Tuesday, 21 September 1999

PRESS RELEASE HUMOR: the Network Associates website trumpets special "millennium anti-virus initiatives" to save the world from deadly "Y2K virus attacks." The firm will even offer a fee-based "Millennium Support Program which will provide 24x7 Enterprise support ... from December 25, 1999 to January 7, 1999."

Sophos issued a fantastic press release the other day. The headline: "Symantec and NAI slammed for Y2K virus hype." They probably wrote it after reading this InfoWorld story...