MessageLabs, which is based in Gloucester, received worldwide recognition for stopping the Love Bug
virus last year and protecting all its own customers, ten hours before an official remedy was publicly available.
Mark Sunner, MessageLabs chief technical officer, said: 'Everyone heard about the Love Bug
Dakken relies on the Internet to drive our e-business initiatives with partners and customers, and we can ill afford to be offline if there is a virus outbreak like the Love Bug
," said Ian Hill, technical director of Drakken Ltd.
With other producers, Disney is working up a remake of 1969's ``The Love Bug
,'' which previously spawned three theatrical sequels, a brief 1982 TV series and a 1997 made-for-TV remake.
It carries an attachment, which also picks up a random name, so there is nothing like the Love Bug
to distinguish it.
Every time somone opened the Love Bug
the virus was activated and sent to all the e-mail addresses on the PC.
There was also a replica of Herbie the Love Bug
, the star of the 1970s movie, and film footage showing the car as a favourite among hippies and returning Second World War veterans.
Michael Buen, 23, was named as a possible suspect after investigators said a programme he wrote for his college thesis could have helped create the Love Bug
Chief executive Mr Fran Rooney said: 'The Love Bug
has highlighted security and the need for people to be aware of the danger of viruses.
Post Love Bug
, Microsoft Trades Flexibility for Security
A COCKY computer student yesterday claimed he may have accidentally released the devastating Love Bug
Implementing a few safety checks can mean the difference between a Valentine's full of love and one full of a love bug