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Virus Hits Computer Network of US Military Base in Afghanistan

As per the latest news on computer security reported by USNews on November 28, 2008, a computer virus hit the US largest military base in Afghanistan in November 2008, resulting in infection to around three quarters of the total computers at the base.

Security reports also revealed that this was not the first of its kind cyber attack on the Defense Department as security officials admitted that similar kinds of virus attacks had occurred earlier also in which information of troop and convoy movements transmitted to the attacker. But the investigators have not been able to find out what kind of information was stolen from the Defense Department computers by the latest virus, said security officials, as reported by USNews Novem...

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