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Frethem worm spreading online

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    Insane Clown

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A new computer virus is spreading across the internet.

The Frethem worm exploits a known vulnerability in Outlook that allows attachments to open automatically.

Experts Activis say it surfaced in Africa last week but is now spreading internationally.

It does not possess a dangerous payload, but mails itself to all addresses on victims' contacts lists.

Message content varies, but it's identifiable by the attachments 'decrypt-password.exe' and 'password.txt'.

Activis repeats the call for greater vigilance from users.



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    Flash has entered the building

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Well i hope it dont spread to England :) If it does me and Norton are ready for it, lolol.
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