What a shocker! The effects of the M2 virus on the behaviour of young children

Garry Walter
Med J Aust 2002; 177 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb05015.x
Published online: 9 December 2002

On the Ides of March 2002, the "Magistrate 2" (M2) virus decimated my computer's hard drive. In one cruel fraction of a second, hundreds of files — not all backed up — representing countless hours of toil, were irreparably destroyed. My immediate sentiments were intense anger, directed at the faceless, malevolent inventor of M2, and despair over my loss.

  • Thomas Walker Hospital ("Rivendell"), Concord West, NSW.



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