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Silicon.com: Mare.D Virus: Ignore the Hype

Feb 24, 2006, 19:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Will Sturgeon)

"Media reports circulating about the threat posed by a Linux worm called Mare.D have been written off as little more than the result of a 'slow news week' by one leading antivirus expert.

"The stories stemmed from a fairly innocuous warning on F-Secure's blog about the virus which is targeting open source vulnerabilities, known about since last year, and the risk of infection is believed to be negligible..."

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