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Sneaky year for computer viruses

If 2001 was the year of the big hitting computer virus, 2002 was the year of the slow burner. In 2001 viruses such as Code Red and Nimda prompted warnings of internet meltdown and made many local parts of the net unusable for people connected via those links. The last 12 months may not have had as many headline grabbing viruses, but many of the novel malicious programs debuting in 2002 had significant staying power and rattled around the web for months. Experts say the year has also shown some worrying trends and emphasised the importance of keeping anti-virus software up to date. Full Story

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