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Fox Spreads Computer Virus to Promote X-Men: Days of Future Past

Written by Jude Terror on Tuesday, July 30 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

Fox Spreads Computer Virus to Promote X-Men: Days of Future Past

We understand that Fox wants the movie to be successful, but cyber-terrorism is taking things too far.

All the comic book media sites are reporting that Fox, in an attempt to promote the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past movie, has been spreading some kind of computer virus, codenamed "Sentinel." Users visiting the Trask Industries website are apparently infected with the virus, which then spreads throughout any computers on the user's network. The Outhouse is a big fan of the X-Men movies that didn't suck, so we're as excited as anyone to see the franchise come together in this latest installment, but we have to say that spreading a computer virus is taking things a bit too far. We use a Mac, so we haven't been infected by the virus ourselves, but we've dealt with viruses before and they are serious business. Fox, The Outhouse wants you to know that we're not going to stand for...

What? Oh, really? Oh. That makes sense. Yeah, I do sound like an idiot now that you explain it like that. Right. Yeah, my bad.

Dear readers, once again, Ol' Jude Terror has to apologize. It seems that it's not a virus Fox has been spreading, but a viral video. That's completely different. The video is a mock commercial for Trask Industries, which gives us an ominous look at the giant mutant-hunting robots, the Sentinels. Check it out below:

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About the Author - Jude Terror

Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably.  Ironically, our webmaster, whose website skills know no end, has very little understanding of social networks or how they work.  Regardless, you can find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr, but would probably have the most luck just emailing him.


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