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Computer Virus Whacks Air Canada Check-In Counters

A computer virus crippled some Air Canada AC.TO systems on Tuesday, creating delays at check-in counters at Canadian airports, the airline said. The attack of the virus dubbed “White Hat” comes as the country’s largest airline was still reeling from a worldwide shutdown of its operations last Friday, following the massive power blackout in Ontario and the U.S. Northeast. Air Canada said the virus stuck this morning and also crippled its call centers. “It’s slowing things up,” Air Canada spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur said, adding a fix was being installed by International Business Machines Corp. Full Story

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