First Windows 2000 virus reported

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First Windows 2000 virus reported

A Finnish data security firm says it has discovered the first Windows 2000 virus.

The virus, called Win2K.Inta or Win2000.Install, operates only under Microsoft’s Windows 2000 and not in other versions of the Windows operating system, according to the company, F-Secure. The Espoo, Finland-based firm said it does not consider the virusa major threat.

Like many viruses, Win2K.Inta works by infecting program files, spreading from one computer to another when these files are exchanged.

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