Westcoast presents customers with a virus

Friday, 21 June 2002, 5:23 PM EST

"Perhaps an article on their internal IT might stop them sending virus out to their customers, for the second day running," pleads one reader deep in the process of cleaning out his systems.

Mails carrying a strain of the Gokar virus have been received by the customer on successive days. Westcoast told The INQUIRER they were aware of the problem and were currently working to fix it.

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