Yaha Worm: Do You Have It?
The Yaha worm is creeping near the top of some virus incidence charts, but is it really hitting Australians? Reports from organisations such as MessageLabs and Central Command have found that the Yaha worm is near the top of their virus lists. UK-based managed security provider MessageLabs lists Yaha (W32/Yaha.E-mm) in its top five viruses on its Web site. First captured mid-June, MessageLabs stats show it stopped the worm 60,000 times, in more than 97 countries, according to its Web site. It ranks the Netherlands, Great Britain and the US as the top three countries for the Yaha worm. Full Story