Netsky reached the end of the Alphabet

By Per Hansson
Apr 22, 2004
  1. Today marks a first as a virus has been released in so many versions that it has reached the end of the alphabet, I reported a few weeks ago that we were on version "S" or 20, but today we reached version "Z"... This means that 26 variants of the same virus has been released since February 16th this year which makes it one every 5 days!

    What is so annoying is that if all those Windows PC's had used updated antivirus software or e-mail programs that follow the RFC standards this would never have become a problem. Let me rephrase that: if Microsoft would have understood security this would never had happened...

    Source: F-Secure's Weblog.
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