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This virus is also called STORMWORM, NUWAR and ZHELATIN.

It spreads aggressively and many of the machines it has hijacked have helped form one of the largest botnets in history - two million machines are though to have been infected by it.

A botnet is made up of hijacked computers under the remote control of a single person via a net-based command and control system.

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