This information was news on 31 March 2009.
Watch the Newsy video and say whether the following statements are true or false:
1 This news is not a joke.
2 The virus will strike on April Fool’s Day.
3 The percentage of computers affected by the virus is limited.
4 The PCs in danger are those with a pirated version of Microsoft.
5 Microsoft is offering a reward to anyone who can stop the virus.
You can read a transcript of the news item here.
All the sentences are true.