Faced with government information leaks from privately owned computers, Tokyo issued a warning Wednesday to ministries, local governments and companies dealing with public infrastructure about the risks of using the Winny file-sharing software on computers used for work.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe also urged the public not to use Winny to prevent infection from the Antinny virus, which automatically uploads information stored on a computer to the Internet.

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