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Michael Jackson 'Suicide' virus spreads

The British anti-virus firm Sophos said that hackers are infecting computers around the world with a Trojan virus by sending e-mails which claim that pop-star Michael Jackson has attempted suicide. The e-mail message links to... More...

MyDoom Worm Spreads Via Search Engines

Internet users are being threatened by yet another variant of the MyDoom mass mailing worm, which is spreading in part by using e-mail addresses found through popular search engines, security experts warn. The new variant... More...

New Worm Spreads Via MSN Messenger

Anti-virus experts are watching a new worm that spreads through Microsoft Corp.'s MSN Messenger client. The worm is not harmful to infected machines and has infected only a few PCs at this point, according to... More...

UnitedLinux spreads its wings

The Linux operating system is continuing its spread across industries, with UnitedLinux releasing technology designed for telecommunications carriers. The new Carrier Grade Linux package was developed by software maker SuSE in conjunction with Hewlett-Packard, IBM... More...

"Pentagone" virus spreads rapidly

A mass-mailing e-mail worm started to spread quickly Tuesday, prompting antivirus software makers to advise their customers to upgrade their virus definitions. Dubbed Pentagone, Goner or Gone, the Visual Basic Script program spreads... More...

Dreamcast game spreads virus

A Japanese-language version of a Sega Dreamcast role-playing game has become infected with a computer virus. The game, Atelier Marie, includes a screensaver which is infected with the highly damaging Kriz virus. Although the Dreamcast... More...

New Nimda virus spreads after all

Attachment now 'sample.exe;' bad outbreak still not expected A new version the the nasty "Nimda" computer virus has been unleashed, infecting some computers in Europe on Tuesday. Nimda infected millions of computers... More...

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