New computer virus named Goner spreading fast

Computer Virus Goner

This is the latest Computer Virus threat to have cause havoc in countries around the world , If you wondering why your email has been a bit slow in receiving or sending out email, then you might want to read this article below about a new virus called Goner causing issue around the globe .

A powerful new computer virus was today causing havoc with e-mail systems across the world.

Experts described the virus, called Goner, as one of the fastest-spreading they had yet seen and warned computer users to immediately delete it if they received it.

Alex Shipp, spokesman for anti-virus service MessageLabs, said: “It’s spreading with tremendous speed and thousands of users in Britain have already been sent it.

“The virus mass mails itself out through e-mail and attempts to destroy anti-virus software on computers, which could prove extremely problematic for those unfortunate enough to receive it.”

The infected e-mail has the word “Hi” as its subject and body text which reads “When I saw this screen saver, I immediately thought about you. I am in a harry (sic), I promise you will love it.” Its attachment is labelled “gone.scr.”

It was first detected this morning in the US but experts believe it was created in Europe.

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