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#1    Druss

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Posted 19 September 2003 - 03:52 PM

A Windows virus masquerading as a security update from Microsoft is spreading via e-mail, warn experts.
The worm, dubbed Swen or Gibe, comes as an e-mail attachment and exploits a two-year-old hole in Internet Explorer.

Nearly 35,000 copies of the worm in 82 countries have been reported by one security company, while another has classified it as a high risk.

Computer users are advised not to click on attachments in unknown e-mails and update their systems.


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Posted 19 September 2003 - 04:18 PM

thanks for the link Druss original.gif  

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Posted 20 September 2003 - 01:17 PM

*wonders if she's odd for considering hackers/scum who attack home PC users on the same boat as terrorists disgust.gif*

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Posted 06 October 2003 - 11:50 PM

  crying.gif  severly fugged me and my networked freinds up....couldnt play for at least a day....

Have xp update patch for whoever wants it....





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