|Hackers Use Bird Flu Virus to Spread Computer Virus|
|Reuters News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Tue, 1 Nov 2005 10:43:30 -0600
Computer hackers are exploiting fears over bird flu by releasing a|
computer virus attached to an email passing itself off as containing
avian flu information, warned Spanish computer firm Panda Software.
The virus Naiva.A masquerades as a word document with email subject
When the file is opened, the virus modifies, creates and delete
The firm said the virus can not spread on its own but needs to be
"They fake the email header so it looks like it comes from somewhere
Bell said he had no reports of the virus in Australia.
Copyright 2005 Reuters Limited.
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