First StarOffice virus detected

Wednesday, 31 May 2006, 12:49 AM EST

The first virus affecting StarOffice was detected today, but so far it isn't being used to infect computers.

Since the virus has not been launched with malicious intent yet, a teenager hacker may have written it, said Roel Schouwenberg, senior research engineer for Kaspersky Lab. The virus uses macros to attack the office suite from Sun Microsystems.

At PC World.

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