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MyDoom targets Microsoft again

Timing of viruses that exploit a flaw in IE could be sign that creators are trying to unsettle Microsoft.

roundup New offshoots of the worm take aim at a flaw in the Internet Explorer browser. Are the worms' creators trying to throw Microsoft off its paces?

Viruses exploit Microsoft patch cycle

Experts suspect MyDoom offshoots are an attempt to throw Microsoft off-balance.
November 10, 2004

Double MyDoom for Internet Explorer flaw

A second MyDoom variant is taking advantage of an unpatched security hole in Microsoft's Web browser to spread.
November 9, 2004

Patch in for Microsoft server spoofing flaw

Attackers could use hole in small-business software to trick personal information out of people.
November 9, 2004

New MyDoom draws on IE flaw to spread

Antivirus firms tell PC users to turn on firewalls--Microsoft has yet to patch the Internet Explorer vulnerability.
November 8, 2004

previous coverage

Virus writers elude Microsoft's bounty hunt

A year on, and the company's $1 million tip-off program has nabbed just one (alleged) virus writer. Is it a bust?
November 5, 2004