New worm draws Sobig comparisons

By on January 19, 2004, 1:42 PM
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.

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