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The Two-Step Virus Lurks

There probably isn`t a reader of this column who hasn`t received the Klez virus or its offspring: Klez.A, Klez.E, Klez.F, or Klez.H. There are a number of interesting aspects to this thing. One is that it sends out a large variety of messages. It spoofs addresses found in address books and usually has an idiotic subject line, such as “Japanese girl versus playboy,” or “Look, my beautiful girlfriend,” or merely “FW.” It even sometimes contains a text message in the Pidgin language, and once in a while the message is about the Klez virus itself, with an attached “fix.” Full Story

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