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CBS News: Pro-Linux Virus Under Control

Dec 05, 2000, 21:08 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dean Cox)

"Servers at several companies, including CBS, were clogged by the thousands of e-mails flooding networks as the bug worked its way across mostly Europe and the United States."

"Martin said SARC had received at least one hundred submissions of the "ProLin" bug since Thursday, but he didn't expect the virus to spread more than it had. He said people and companies were better informed about how to protect computers from e-mail distributed viruses."

"I have a feeling it will taper off because it's not doing a lot of damage, it's not taking the systems down and it's easy to catch," Martin said."

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