Virus threat not limited to AMD platforms

Tuesday, 5 September 2006, 12:01 AM EST

AMD has been quick to deny press reports that its processors are exclusively targeted by a proof-of-concept virus identified last week in a blog posting by security firm Symantec.

"The virus in question takes advantage of a vulnerability in Windows x86-64, and not anything specific in our processor," said Richard Baker, European channel marketing manager at AMD.

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