Friday, June 03, 2005

Hackers plot to create massive botnet | The Register


Hackers plot to create massive botnet | The Register
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"Confusingly, the Glieders and Fantibag Trojans are both known as Bagle downloader variants by other anti-virus vendors. Altogether it%u2019s been an exceptionally busy week for new computer viruses. As well as the attack described by CA numerous new versions of the MyTob worm have also been produced. These variants typically pose as warnings from sys admins about the misuse of a potential victim's email account with Subject lines such as '*DETECTED* Online User Violation, Your Email Account is Suspended For Security Reasons and Account Alert.'"