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Virus warning: UK wakes up to Netsky.Peak

Reports are pouring in of UK companies waking up to a barrage of emails resulting from the Netsky variant P hitting what one antivirus expert has described as its “peak”. The worm appeared earlier in the week to little fanfare but businesses across the UK have been logging on today to struggling mail servers, vast numbers of mail delivery failure notifications, interception alerts or instances of the virus itself – all relating to the spread of Netsky.P. Simon Perry, divisional vice president of security strategy at Computer Associates, said: “Netsky.P is definitely peaking. There has been an extremely high level of infection reports out there and a very high propensity of spread.” For many users the influx of mail delivery failure notifications is the most problematic aspect of any virus outbreak. Full Story

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