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Security Alert - Nasty New Worms

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Alert: Three nasty new worms are on the loose--all are designed to lower your user's guard, then pounce.

 

Name: Bropia.F

Type: Worm

Vulnerability: New Bropia variant uses pair of worms to infect systems

How it works: The new Bropia offshoot, which uses MSN Messenger to spread, is packaged with a second, more damaging worm.

See details on Bropia.F

http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-6264_11-5...ml?tag=nl.e101#

 

Name: Bobax.H

Type: Worm

Vulnerability: New worm turns your PCs into spam factories

How it works: Photos of a "dead" Saddam Hussein are the lure for a new mass-mailing worm.

See details on Bobax.H

http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-6264_11-5...tml?tag=nl.e101

 

Name: Wurmark-F

Type: Worm

Vulnerability: New worm hands over control of PC to hackers

How it works: Trojan rides as an e-mail attachment of a picture of an old man making a silly face.

See details on Wurmark-F

http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-6264_11-5...tml?tag=nl.e101

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