phage virus


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phage virus

A computer virus that rewrites the executable file it targets rather than attaching itself to the file and running along with it. See virus.
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AXENT's SWAT Team is available to discuss the new Phage virus, what it means for the future of PDA security and how to protect against such malicious code, among other topics.
The good news is that there are absolutely no reports of infection associated with the Phage virus and we consider it to be very low risk," said David Perry, Public Education Director for Trend Micro.
Trend Micro has updated its virus protection to detect the Phage virus with pattern file No.