October 17, 2001

Anthrax worm fails to spread

Author: JT Smith

The only thing worse than a malicious worm writer is an incompetent worm writer. PC World reports that recipients of the worm receive an email message claiming to include a picture that shows "the results" of Anthrax unleash a Visual Basic script used to execute the worm. Fortunately, whoever designed the worm couldn't script his way out of an open garage door, so it doesn't spread as designed.


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