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Computers / Iloveyou Virus #192554

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 06, 2000
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(London: Richard Gizbert) The hunt for the source of the ILOVEYOU ("Love Bug") computer virus featured; details given of copycat variations of the virus. [Stockholm University Frederik BJOERCK - talks about the profile of the virus creator.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Manila: Mark Litke) The hunt for the "Love Bug" virus in the Philippines featured; details given of the routing of the virus through a prepaid account. [Access Net Jose CARLOTTA - says there is no proof on the suspect.] [SKYInternet Toby AYRE - says the virus could have come from anywhere in the world.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The speed of the virus noted.

(Washington: John Yang) Breaking the code of the virus examined; details given of how experts trace the virus writer. [ICSA.net Roger THOMPSON - likens the virus to an atom bomb; describes the hunt for key words in the virus program.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Gizbert, Richard;
Litke, Mark;
Yang, John
Duration:
00:06:10

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