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PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2004 3:10 pm    Post subject: Latest NetSky out and runnig Reply with quote

The latest Netsky worm rolled onto the Internet Tuesday, and immediately picked up enough traction for security firms to bump up threat assessments.
Netsky.x, which is similar to past Netsky variants, arrives as an e-mail message with a spoofed address, uses a English subject line that reads “Re: Document,” and tucks its payload into a .pif file. Once it infects a system, it hijacks e-mail addresses found on the PC and spreads to others.

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http://www.techweb.com/wire/story/TWB20040420S0011
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