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Resources for Handling Internet Viruses

This page is the beginning of a general virus support page to give you information about and links to resources to help you deal with some of the Internet viruses.

Free Full-fledged Antivirus Software

The following, from Computer Associates, is billed as a full capability package that prevents viruses, Trojan Horses, worms, and macro viruses -

Melissa Virus

An alert has been issued for two new variants of the infamous Melissa virus, which took down more than 100,000 computers earlier this year. See -

Further information about Melissa is available from the DataFellows site at DataFellows;

"The virus activates if it is executed when the minutes of the hour match the day of the month - for example 18:27 on the 27th day of a month. At this time the virus will insert the following phrase into the current document which the user has open in Word: 'Twenty-two points, plus triple-word-score, plus fifty points for using all my letters. Game's over. I'm outta here'".

Virus Support Links

Links for various virus support areas -

Further links which were developed for the Y2K situation, but may still have useful information about this general area -

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