The virus of youthful irresponsibility

Wednesday, 10 September 2003, 1:09 PM EST

Hey, college students, it's time for a pop quiz: If an attachment arrives in your inbox with a suffix of .exe, do you (A) click on it? (B) click on it only if it promises you free stuff? or (C) always click on it if it appears to be from your best friend?

Not enough of America's best and brightest know that the answer is none of the above. As waves of students arrive on campuses across the country, university network administrators have found that significant numbers of computers owned by America's young scholars are riddled with nasty worms and viruses.

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