E-commerce Users Face Risks Of Viruses And Worms And Hackers Face Severe Criminal Penalties

A new worm entitled “Shakira” has found its way onto computers globally around the world. These worms enable security issues and have the potential of spreading very quickly. These worms are a price that users pay for the Internet and for using programs such as Internet Relay Chat (IRC) in which individuals can swap files and pictures besides through electronic mail.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is the Shakira worm?
What does the Shakira worm unleash?
How can users protect themselves and how can they remove the virus?
Will the creator of this virus face criminal penalties?
What are the effects of these types of worms in the Internet?


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