Largest accountancy firm still suffering from computer virus

Email communcations were still down at some of the firm’s offices today after the Love Bug disabled tens of millions of computers across the world, demonstrating the weakness of internet security and highlighting the agility of hackers.

  • Computer experts are locked in battle with another virus dubbed ‘Love Bug 2’. Disguised as an e-mail with the subject line ‘fwd: JOKE’, the virus is thought to be similar to the orginal Love Bug. Attached to the mail is a destructive file called ‘very funny.vbs’.

US wakes up to the ‘Love Bug’ virus

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