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Details of 'Sobig' PC Virus Emerge

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Details of 'Sobig' PC Virus Emerge

Details of 'Sobig' PC Virus Emerge

Details of 'Sobig' PC Virus Emerge

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Experts investigating the "Sobig.F" computer virus that infected hundreds of thousands of Windows-based PCs last week say it may have first emerged in January. Earlier versions of "Sobig" were aimed at taking over computers to use them to send out spam. Hear Internet security consultant Richard Smith.