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Internet infection spreads rapidly

A virus-like infection that was the subject of urgent U.S. government and industry warnings spread rapidly Monday across the Internet, causing computers to mysteriously restart and coordinating an electronic attack against Microsoft Corp. Security experts said the infection, which exploits an unusually dangerous flaw in Windows software, wasn’t yet seriously disrupting Internet traffic but posed that risk as it was expected to continue spreading quickly overnight. Researchers discovered it about 3 p.m. EDT, and reported tens of thousands of infected computers inside universities, businesses and homes. Full Story

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