How To: Prank a control freak with the Newton Virus for Mac

Prank a control freak with the Newton Virus for Mac

How to Prank a control freak with the Newton Virus for Mac

Newton Virus is the first art virus by Troika.

In the beginning were harmless computer viruses. Viruses born out of the wit of early computer adopters, viruses whose sole purpose was to surprise and amuse. A non-destructive form of artificial life.

We wanted to revive this golden era, and went on to create our first computer virus. We chose to do it for mac as the platform is still a virgin territory ;-)

Spice up your colleagues' day with our Newton Virus, the first virus to introduce gravity to your laptop, causing the desktop icons to fall down as if subject to the gravitational pull from the real world.

Newton Virus comes on a USB key for manual infection. Simply plug the key into a computer and the virus will automatically copy itself on the hard drive.

The virus will then hit at random, but only once. It will not replicate itself, mail itself to your friends or destroy any of your files, but instead provides you with moments of blissful surprise and magic.

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Lol, realy nice done. I wana try make a funny prank with some of my friends (using mac). Is there any place I can get that "virus"?

It's available now at http://troika.uk.com/newtonvirusdownload and there's a write up on it at http://www.everita.com/newton-virus

Is It Deleteable?

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