Klez: the virus that won't die?
Virus alert centers are bracing themselves for a new wave of Klez worm attacks this week: One annoying variant of the persistent pest is expected to resurrect itself July 6 to send infected e-mail. And, experts warn, it's likely to continue plaguing us unless we all clean up our acts.
The Klez worm is approaching its seventh month of wriggling across the Web, making it one of the most persistent viruses of all time. It maintains a dangerous energy and produces offspring that arise with perilous regularity.
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