Fallout from virus war persists

Friday, 3 September 2004, 1:12 PM EST

The fallout from the Netsky/Bagle virus war earlier in the year is persisting, according to antivirus companies.

Figures released by Sophos, Kaspersky and Trend Micro for August show variants of Netsky, Bagle and Mydoom all topping the charts.

Although the number of new viruses continues to increase they are less effective at spreading, so general virus activity is down on this time last year.

By Iain Thomson at PCW.

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