SARS linked to high-tech headaches – but e-mail worm doesn’t harm computers

    April 25, 2003

No, you can’t get SARS online, but anti-virus experts are warning of a new computer virus that spreads via e-mail by exploiting growing anxiety over the deadly infectious disease.

In some parts of the world, meanwhile, rumourmongers are playing on fears of SARS using another technology – text messaging on cellular phones.

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