News Burst: Spawn of Melissa discovered

Two new mutations of the world's most infamous virus, Melissa, have been placed on the "watch list" by the AVERT (Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team) at Network Associates.

Melissa U. and Melissa V. are the unholy offspring of the original Melissa virus that caused so much panic among computer users earlier this year. They operate in a similar way to the original miscreant program utilising Microsoft Word macro to gain access to MAPI email programs and proliferate.

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