Fewer PCs, but plenty of viruses and time wasters

August 2001
Cabinet Maker;8/10/2001, Issue 5250, p4
Trade Publication
Reports developments related to the Internet industry in Europe as of August 2001. Recommendation for the organization of training to provide consumer protection; Caution on the Code Red worm virus issued by the Home Office; Decline in the shipment of personal computers.


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