September 16, 2002

Linux worm creating P2P attack network?


It's uncertain how much danger the worm poses. While an advisory posted Friday by Symantec rates the new threat a 2 out of 5, with 5 being the most severe threat, the latest advisory rates the potential danger as "high." Antivirus company Kaspersky released an advisory on the worm early Saturday, which stressed that the the company hadn't seen any reports of infected machines from its customers."

Link: ZDNet


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