The Internet is constantly being bombarded with new strains of computer viruses and worms. Because of this each month some new "odd" messages will show up. If it looks suspicious, doesn't feel quite right or otherwise appears odd in some manner chances are it is the latest worm. If you think that this is the case, please check the major Anti-virus software provider's pages. They often list the current most reported worms and viruses spreading throughout the net. Here are a few of their web pages: Symantec McAfee Sophos
In the subtopics below, you'll find useful information on traits common to viruses and worms.