October 31, 2000

Sonic: new Internet worm is malicious

Author: JT Smith

Kaspersky Lab is warning users of the discovery of a new internet-worm: Sonic. This worm was discovered in France and Germany on the morning of 30th October 2000. The distinctive feature of this malicious program is its ability to update itself (ie: to automatically download additional component functionality) via the Internet. The worm consists of two parts -the loader and the main module. Copies of the loader are being distributed across the Internet by e-mail. Read more-Mirko Zorz [LogError]


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