Mytob and Zotob may spread in different ways, but the source code is very similar,' commented Carole Theriault, security consultant at Sophos. 'Moreover, the Zotob author's nickname, Diabl0, appears in more than twenty of the Mytob variants, suggesting that they may have been created by the same person. One thing is for sure - Mytob is still causing chaos in organisations that haven't updated their virus protection and patched software vulnerabilities.'
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