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Conficker worm bores into University of Utah computers

A computer virus has infected more than 700 campus computers at the University of Utah, including those at the school's three hospitals, according to the Washington Post.

A university health sciences spokesman said the outbreak of the Conficker worm, which can slow computers and steal personal information, was first detected Thursday. By Friday, the virus had infiltrated computers at the hospitals, medical school, and colleges of nursing, pharmacy and health.

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