"Storm Worm" E-mail Virus Slows Internet Traffic

The Storm Worm e-mail virus, which first attacked in January, has returned with a vengeance, boosting the amount of virus traffic on the Internet to as much as 60 times the normal amount, according to communication security company Postini. Once installed on a personal computer, the virus takes control of the machine, sending personal information stored on the PC back to the online criminals who created the malicious program.

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