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‘I love you’: How a badly-coded computer virus caused billions in damage and exposed problems which remain 20 years on

Skinny, with a mop of black hair falling to his eyebrows, he appeared to barely register the journalists’ shouted questions, his only movement the occasional dabbing of sweat from his face with a white towel. Seated to his right, de Guzman’s lawyer Rolando Quimbo had to lean in close to hear the 23-year-old’s mumbled response, which he then repeated in English for the waiting press.

“He is not really aware that the acts imputed to him were indeed done by him,” the lawyer said. “So if you ask me whether or not he was aware of the consequences I would say that he is not aware.”

Twenty years on, the ILOVEYOU virus remains one of the farthest reaching ever. Tens of millions of computers around the world were affected. The fight to contain the malware and track down its author was front page news globally, waking up a largely complacent … Read More

China computer giant reports production record despite virus | Business

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China computer giant reports production record despite virus

By Xinhua


Sunday, April 05, 2020, 16:18
By Xinhua

An attendee checks out Lenovo products during the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Shanghai. (LYU LIANG / FOR CHINA DAILY)

HEFEI – A total of 2.72 million units of computers were churned out in March at LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology Co., Ltd, the largest PC R&D and manufacturing base of Chinese tech giant Lenovo, helping LCFC earn a monthly revenue record of more than 10 billion yuan (about US$1.41 billion).

On March 27, more than 124,500 units of computers rolled off the production line, registering a record high of daily output at the computer enterprise in east China’s Anhui Province, said LCFC.

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