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Saturday, May 29, 2004

Virus for 64-bit Windows Systems: Symantec

Symantec reported to have analysed the first known virus which is known as W64.Rugrat.3344 to 64-bit Windows systems. Though this virus is written for 64-bit machines but it can be executed on a 32-bit machine using 64-bit simulation software. This virus will not affect much because it was written by a good hacker to show Symantec and other AntiVirus companies as a threat for the future. Symantec is currently updating its Norton AntiVirus product to protect against W64.Rugrat.3344.