Welcome to the new world order

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Welcome to the new world order

Virus writers are as active as they ever were, warns Marcia Savage. But villains and spammers now want to use them and their tricks

First there was Mydoom, which spread like wildfire and almost overheated the internet with thousands of emails an hour at its peak. Then there was Sasser, a worm that exploited a vulnerability in unpatched Windows systems to infect a multitude of PCs. And throughout the year, Bagle and ...

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