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How do I know if my PC is infected with SoBig virus?

SoBig holds the dubious distinction of being the fastest-propagating virus. The Sobig virus arrives with a random subject-line and a *.pif attachment.

india Updated: Dec 10, 2003 23:13 IST
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SoBig holds the dubious distinction of being the fastest-propagating virus. One in every 17th email transmits it, and some experts feel this figure may rise. It arrives with a random subject-line and a *.pif attachment. On Fridays and Sundays it attempts to connect to a server and download additional code and instructions to your PC. Read interesting details on its twisted nature, and how to remove it manually if your virus-protection is not updated, on antivirus.com.

First Published: Sep 01, 2003 13:11 IST