September 10, 2001
'Code Blue' worm strikes in China, may migrate
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill writes: "The infamous "Code Red" worm, which, together with its variants, caused millions of dollars in damage during July and August, has apparently spawned a cousin dubbed "Code Blue" which could spread across the globe. Similar to the Code Red worms, the Code Blue variant is already striking computers in China, said a worker at the police-run Computer Virus Treatment Center in Tianjin, about an hour's drive outside of Beijing."