November 30, 2000
MTX virus gaining speed in unusual ways
Author: JT Smith
Network World Fusion reports "The three-month-old MTX virus appears to be gaining speed, with several antivirus vendors escalating the pesky bug to a midlevel threat in recent weeks. The increased worries stem from a particularly harmful feature in which the virus blocks users from antivirus Web sites, stopping them from downloading virus protection updates and from issuing warnings."