New viruses feed on MyDoom infections

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Two worms that take advantage of computers whose security has already been compromised started spreading on Monday, antivirus software companies warned.

The two opportunistic programs--dubbed Doomjuice and Deadhat--threatened only those users still infected with a version of the MyDoom virus, and didn't pose a major problem for businesses, which had previously cleaned systems infected with the virus, the companies said.

Read more: [URL=]CNet News[/URL].

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