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Bagle.V has just emerged and most AV sites are still evaluating this new risk.

by Donna Buenaventura / March 28, 2004 8:55 PM PST

Here are some early links:

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.beagle.v@mm.html
http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/bagle_v.shtml
http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32baglev.html
http://www.viruslist.com/eng/alert.html?id=1238518

EMAIL CHARACTERISTICS

W32.Beagle.V@mm is a variant of W32.Beagle.U@mm. The worm sends itself as an email with a blank subject and body and a randomly named attachment. It also opens a backdoor on TCP port 4751. One common attachment name is game.exe.

F-Secure's weblog shares that this Monday will be busy for us:

Monday, March 29, 2004
New week, new variants Posted by Mikko @ 08:46 GMT

Isn't it nice to get to work on Monday morning just to find yet another new variant of both Bagle and Netsky. So we're now up to Bagle.V and Netsky.Q. Descriptions and updates coming right up.

http://forums.mcafeehelp.com/viewtopic.php?t=24895

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