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State Dept. virus exposes system flaw

When the State Department sent out a computer virus to an e-mail list devoted to travel warnings last weekend, the incident exposed a larger shortcoming in the agency`s security. According to the company that manages the mailing list, the State Department list had been set up to allow anyone to send a message to all recipients – including journalists, foreign diplomats, overseas nationals. The virus proved it would have been easy for someone to send out a fake global travel warning in the name of the State Department. Full Story

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