Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Michigan: Virus Wreaks Havoc on State's Computers

Via The Detroit Free Press.

Customers at Michigan Secretary of State branch offices Tuesday can blame their wasted visit on the Rinbot virus.

The virus hit computer systems operated by the State of Michigan, preventing Secretary of State's Office branch employees from doing business.

It's the second time in a month that the state has been hit with a computer virus.

The one about three weeks ago took 48 hours to fix, said Kurt Weiss, spokesman for the Department of Information Technology.

He recommended that residents who plan to visit a Secretary of State's Office branch today should call to make sure the computers have been fixed.

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