New PCs ripe for Christmas hackers

Tuesday, 12 December 2006, 2:24 PM EST

Thousands of people will turn on their new PC this Christmas and their happiness will crash as the machine is infected with a virus, the Government has warned.

It has therefore launched an appeal 'A PC is for life and not just for Christmas' to urge people to ensure they make PC security a top priority before, during and after they go online.

At Computer Active.

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