Panda Software reports seven percent of computers infected with Klez virus – Brief Article
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The Klez virus has reportedly infected 7.2% of all computers worldwide, according to a new survey released by Panda Software, a security and antivirus company.
According to the company, the spread of the virus is due to the failure of users to update their anti-virus software.
A spokesperson for antivirus firm MessageLabs has claimed that the random subject line and the lack of antivirus software is facilitating infection. Additionally, an old bug in Microsoft Outlook means that some computers may become infected by the user just highlighting an e-mail in the inbox.
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