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Computer Viruses

New computer virus strikes mainland

I-WORM.klez, a vicious new computer virus identified in China last Friday, is spreading across the mainland.

No tally of the number of casualties is available so far.

Monday, 29 October, 2001, 12:00am

Prevention is better than cure in protecting your computer from invaders

AS COMPUTERS have become a necessity, the threat from viruses should not be neglected. Computer viruses can affect a system's operation or cause disastrous and extensive data corruption. Prevention is better than cure, so it is important to learn how to detect viruses.

24 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Turning the worm

Yesterday's 'red alert' over the resurgence of a computer worm supposedly poised to create havoc on the Internet was, as others have been, something of a non-event.

2 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Pro-active measures defeat viral assaults

With all these Microsoft Word- and Outlook-related viruses going around, do you have any sound advice for average computer users such as myself besides 'get an anti-virus program' - the sage words you dish out every time someone asks this question? As I understand it, anti-virus programs are simply not a solution by themselves, especially when it comes to new viruses such as the Love Bug.

23 May 2000 - 12:00am