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Computer virus

Malicious worm on Skype lets hackers hold PCs to ransom

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Wed 10 Oct, AT 14:20

Clicking on an instant message on Skype could result in you being locked out of your own computer

‘Factory-sealed’ viruses found on brand new computers

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Fri 14 Sep, AT 09:42

PCs could be infected with malware before you’ve even bought them, says Microsoft

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Flame and Stuxnet show Obama's commitment to Chinese cyberwar

Mon 11 Jun, AT 09:31
Robert Fox

Computer viruses are just the tip of the iceberg as the US goes all out to combat threat from China

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Flame computer virus 'commits suicide' to avoid detection

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Fri 8 Jun, AT 15:31

World's most complex computer virus self-destructs as antivirus experts pursue its creators

Flame computer virus is more sophisticated than Stuxnet

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Tue 29 May, AT 10:41

Data-stealing virus has been lurking undetected in Middle East computers for up to five years

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‘Here you have’ porn virus hits PCs at big companies

Fri 10 Sep, AT 16:47

A virus that encourages victims to open a document promising porn has infected computers worldwide