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NEWS - September 10, 2005

by Donna Buenaventura / September 10, 2005 6:58 AM PDT

Mytob Variant Still Trolling The Web

The hackers who unleashed Mytob and Zotob may be behind bars, but variants of their work continue to appear.

Security firm MessageLabs says it has detected a new variant of the Mytob worm and intercepted 72 copies since early Wednesday.

While similar to previous Mytob variants, the latest worm appears to have been compiled using more recent code than that used by its creator, the hacker known as Diabl0, according to MessageLabs.


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