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Klez-H hangs around like a bad smell

Klez, yet again, was the mostly reported viral menace on the Internet this month. Managed services firm Messagelabs has blocked Klez-H 387,026 times this month. The virus accounted for 15.3 per cent of support calls to AV firm Sophos. March marks the fourteenth month on the trot that Klez-H has appeared in Sophos’ top ten chart. “Klez continues to hang around like a bad smell – those hit by it couldn’t have updated their anti-virus protection in more than a year. Now that it’s possible to receive fully automated updates, there’s really no excuse”, said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant, Sophos Anti-Virus. “Although it’s easy to protect against Klez, it’s a seriously nasty virus to recover from,” he added. Full Story

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