Newtella Network Immune to Worm

Last week a worm began spreading around the Gnutella community. This virus, although it did not carry a lethal payload, signaled the beginning of what could be a new wave of virii on such peer to peer networks. According to a press release today from Newtella Inc., security measures that have been in place since the beginning of the network prevent the spread of such a worm. Part of this security stems from the service blocking the transfer of executable files, along with several other file types. For more information about Newtella visit

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