Friday, August 19, 2005

Virus paralyzes airports' customs computers "A virus caused the U.S. Customs computer system used to process passengers arriving on international flights into Houston and other airports to shut down for several hours Thursday, leaving long lines of impatient travelers, officials said.

Homeland Security spokesman Russ Knocke said the virus impacted computer systems at a number of airports, including those in Houston, Dallas and Laredo as well as New York, San Francisco, Miami, Los Angeles. "

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