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Old 06-03-2006, 05:54 AM   #1
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LXer: OpenOffice.org virus debunked by experts


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Kaspersky Lab, a manufacturer of anti-virus software, claims to have discovered a macro virus for StarOffice and OpenOffice.org. The claim has received widespread media attention on the Internet as the first of its kind. However, according to experts, the alleged virus is nothing more than the use of a long-existing capability in the StarBasic macro language (also known as OOo Basic). Although the potential for malicious macros exists, they can be easily guarded against.

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Is it just me, or has Kapersky Lab had a significant increase in FUD production?
 
  


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