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> WASHINGTON -- A new computer virus named Nimda is spreading over the
> Internet and could be worse than the Code Red worm, US Attorney
> General John Ashcroft said on Tuesday.
> 'It may have started as early as yesterday and it infects computers on
> the Internet worldwide,' Mr Ashcroft told a news conference.
> The virus could be more active than the Cod Red virus, which snarled
> computers worldwide in July, he said.
> 'There is no evidence at this time which links this infection to the
> terrorist attack of last week,' Mr Ashcroft said.
> The virus is called W32.Nimda or W32.Minda, and spreads through email
> attachments and compromised vulnerable Internet servers, said a
> statement by the Computer Emergency Response Team coordination centre
> at Carnegie Mellon University.
> People can also infect their computers simply by accessing an infected
> the statement said.
> 'User machines that are infected by this virus might see an increase
> in scanning as the virus tries to compromise Internet servers,' it
> said in the statement.
> 'Many sites are experiencing high loads of email and network traffic
> as a result of this activity.' -- AFP
> Get fixes for this virus from www.symantec.com or www.mcafee.com.
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