Viruses Plague China

About 85 percent of all computers in China have been infected with viruses and widespread Internet use ensures that the number is growing, according to the country’s state media. The number of infected computers, based on a two-month survey conducted in the middle of the year, is up 1.6 percent from 2002 and 25.6 percent from 2001, the Xinhua news agency reported. The full text of AFP article is at Australian IT on October 21.

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