Sunday, September 09, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, September 4 2007] Harmful Viruses Spreading Through Messenger Programs

While the total number of computer infections in Korea fell last month, the number of instant messaging program-related infections is surging.

According to computer security company New Technology Wave, the number of PCs infected with malicious codes in August dropped by 16.8 percent from a month earlier. That's the second month of decreasing infections. In particular, the number of newly found malicious codes fell by 29.7 percent.

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