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Countdown for nasty Windows virus

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by temi, Jan 30, 2006.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Many file types from Microsoft Office are targeted by Nyxem
    PC users have been urged to scan their computers before 3 February to avoid falling victim to a destructive virus.
    On that date the Nyxem virus is set to delete Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Acrobat files on infected machines.

    Nyxem is thought to have caught out many people by promising porn to those who open the attachments on e-mail messages carrying the virus.

    source/full story: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4661582.stm

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