F-Secure mass-mails worm to UK clients

Friday, 27 February 2004, 1:25 AM EST

Antivirus firm F-Secure has apologised for sending the Netsky.B virus to several thousand of its UK customers and partners via a mailing list.

The email apology said: "Because of a human error, you may have received an email infected with the Netsky.B virus that was relayed through our external email list server and was resent to our UK mailing list.

"The virus did not originate from our network - it was sent by an unknown party to the list address. If you had up-to-date antivirus installed, the virus has been stopped automatically already and no further steps are necessary on your part."

By Gareth Morgan at vnunet.

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