Christmas card virus hits one in 10 emails

Thursday, 16 December 2004, 4:18 PM EST

The Zafi-D worm (W32/Zafi-D), discovered earlier this week posing as a Christmas greeting, is spreading rapidly around the world.

IT security experts have reported that the virus is currently accounting for around three-quarters of all virus reports, with some estimates suggesting that the infection is present in as many as one in 10 emails.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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