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PrettyPark

A Trojan that was unleashed in the summer of 1999. Spread as an email attachment, once executed, it causes users to log in to an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) channel when they surf the Web. The IRC channel is capable of downloading files and extracting personal data such as passwords and credit card numbers. See Trojan.
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Within the last year, schools and businesses worldwide fell victim to viruses such as the Melissa Virus, the Happy99.exe virus, the Chernobyl virus, and the PrettyPark.exe virus.
Do NOT open any file marked prettypark.exe Anti-virus software companies Norton and McAfee have rushed out solutions and it is false economy not to have anti-virus protection on your computer.