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New worm draws Sobig comparisons

By Julio Franco
Jan 19, 2004
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  1. Computer security experts fear a new worm that began spreading rapidly across Australian e-mail networks on Sunday could be a rehearsal for a more concerted attack in coming weeks.

    The worm--dubbed Bagle-A--carries an expiry date, possibly indicating more robust versions of the worm could be slated for release soon, said Daniel Zatz, security director for Computer Associates Australia.

    Read more: CNet News.
  2. ak_in_charge

    ak_in_charge TS Rookie Posts: 137

    Great thats all we need is another virus going through our e-mail
  3. Federelli

    Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 382

    Microsoft better not be vulnerable or at least release a patch now
  4. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    Code:
    RAV Antivirus for BeOS i386 8.1.001
    Copyright (c) 1995-2000 GeCAD The Software Company. All rights reserved.
    Free for home users!
    
    Scan engine 8.11 for i386.
    Last update: Mon Jan 19 22:01:29 2004
    Scanning for 88714 malwares (viruses, trojans and worms).
    
    /boot/home/Desktop/uxjt.exe              Infected: Win32/Bagle.A@mm
    
    
    Time: 0 second(s).
    Objects scanned: 1. New objects: 1
    Infected: 1. Different virus bodies: 1.
    Files: 1. Directories: 0. Archives: 0. Packed: 0. Mail files: 0
    
    Warnings: 1.
    :haha:
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