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Tuesday the 16th of August 2005

5:55 PM

ALERT! Computer worm strikes CNN, ABC, New York Times and many others

  • Mood: Yikes! Get the patch
  • Creativity Level: High

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A fast-moving computer worm Tuesday attacked computer systems using Microsoft operating systems, shutting down computers in the United States, Germany and Asia.

Among those hit were offices on Capitol Hill, which is in the midst of August recess, and media organizations, including CNN, ABC and The New York Times. The Caterpillar Co. in Peoria, Illinois, reportedly also had problems. Read more ...

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