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New computer virus races around the world

...machines. The worm caused some computers to continually crash and reboot, apparently the result of bad programming by the virus writer rather than intent, security experts said. Sasser does not cause any permanent damage to files or machines, they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/04/liv_414459.shtml
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'Green Arrow' to feature HIV-positive sidekick

...for two years - discovers that her time spent as a street-dweller and prostitute has resulted in her picking up the virus. Writer Judd Winick, who oversees the "Green Arrow" story line, said this is a way to explore socially conscious themes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/15/liv_431320.shtml
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Digital fingerprints could aid 'Melissa' investigators

...Software, a small Cambridge, Mass., software firm that makes operating systems and software tools, said he thinks a virus writer who uses the handle "VicodinES" wrote Melissa and distributed it Friday using an account stolen from America Online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/31/tec_257808.shtml
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Vigilance against viruses

...products tend to have more vulnerabilities, but it's mostly because of Windows' overwhelming market share: From a virus writer's point of view, the return on investment is a whole lot higher on Windows because the target is 30 or 40 times as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/30/tec_322887.shtml
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Suspected virus author to plead innocence

...Computer experts used unique identification numbers embedded in documents to trace Melissa back to a well-known virus writer who calls himself VicodinES, but authorities said Smith was not the person known by that handle. They suspect Smith...

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