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Weekend Internet Computer Virus Was Preventable

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Weekend Internet Computer Virus Was Preventable

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Weekend Internet Computer Virus Was Preventable

Weekend Internet Computer Virus Was Preventable

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Computer network administrators continue repairing damage done over the weekend by malicious software spread by the Internet. Desktop computers weren't damaged, but computer networks were clogged by the so-called "worm," and the damage could have been prevented. NPR's Richard Harris reports.