January 13, 2003

Today's latest mass mailing worm

There's precious little sign of any let-up on the virus front, with the emergence of a new mass-mailing worm.

The (perhaps aptly) named Sobig-A is a mass-mailing worm that incorporates an SMTP engine. The worm spread rapidly across the Internet last weekend, after first appearing on Thursday morning. Yes, it's for Windows, not Linux, but still necessary to know about.- ED

Link: The Register


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