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  News Archive for September 2003

 September 27, 2003

DK preview Cossacks II
Posted @ 4:43 AM || Sharpe novel reader

DK magazine recently previewed Cossacks II praising it for it's originality and excellent features.
Rohag has posted a translation of the preview HERE and it sounds even more promising than any of us had anticipated!!!

 September 22, 2003

Map Contest
Posted @ 2:20 PM || Sharpe novel reader

As you all know all map contest submissions should ahve been sent intome by now! I will be playing through all of your scenarios very soon and then hopefully we will be able to announce the results next weekend

 September 19, 2003

New virus out in the wild
Posted @ 6:51 AM || Cherub Gaiseric

There is a new virus that takes advantage of a recent problem
discovered with certain version of Microsoft Windows. More information can be found here: It dupes users into thinking they are installing a security update, when in fact it isn't. See screenshot:

If you haven't updated your system, please do so at

If you opened the attachment, it attempts to disable various anti-virus programs (like Norton Anti-Virus) as well as various firewalls (like ZoneAlarm). It will try to intercept your email username, password, and mail server settings, thus using your ISP's mail server to spread itself. It will attempt to send itself to everyone on your address book through email, as well as attempt to spread through KaZaA, shared directories, IRC, and newsgroups. It will modify your registry, add files to your computer. In short, your computer and possibly your ISP access will be thoroughly screwed by the time the worm is done installing itself on your computer, so it'll be best if you avoid getting infected so you don't have to deal with the resulting mess.

As always, don't open email attachments from people you don't know,
even if it claims to be from Microsoft.