May 16, 2001

New worm spreads disguised as virus warning

Author: JT Smith

PC World reports on a new Microsoft Outlook worm. "Antivirus companies have long cautioned users
against opening unexpected e-mail attachments or
attachments sent by strangers, but thanks to a new
e-mail worm spreading this week, antivirus
companies can add themselves to the list of
not-to-be-trusted e-mailers." TheStandard's headline on the story is fun, "Virus alert ... pysch!"

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