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Blackworm Virus

by Alan Copeland / January 30, 2006 9:31 AM PST
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Alan, this link for the ISC
by roddy32 / January 30, 2006 10:03 AM PST
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by Alan Copeland / January 31, 2006 1:23 AM PST

if I run A/V each day and have kept it updated and all my other malware programs are the same, I should be OK? I ran Housecall last night and it came up clean too except for some spyware and tracking cookies.

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Yes, just be careful and also
by roddy32 / January 31, 2006 3:21 AM PST
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don't open any e-mail attachments either. There are a lot a variants popping up also. Marianna's link that she posted has the latest.

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by Bugbatter / January 30, 2006 12:58 PM PST
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LATEST update is: Microsoft Security Advisory (904420)
by Marianna Schmudlach / January 31, 2006 1:41 AM PST
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Published or Last Updated: 1/30/2006

"Microsoft wants to make customers aware of the Mywife mass mailing malware variant named Win32/Mywife.E@mm. The mass mailing malware tries to entice users through social engineering efforts into opening an attached file in an e-mail message. If the recipient opens the file, the malware sends itself to all the contacts that are contained in the system’s address book. The malware may also spread over writeable network shares on systems that have blank administrator passwords."


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