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Worm Targets Hackers

In targeting hackers working with malicious intent, worm follows new trend. Those of us who worry about getting a computer virus might take some solace in the newest trend in malicious code: bad guys hunting other bad guys with targeted viruses. W32.HLLW.Cydog@mm is a mass mailing worm that arrives as an email attachment, but also attempts to spread itself via the KaZaA, eDonkey2000, Bearshare, Grokster, and Morpheus file-sharing networks. Find out how you can avoid this worm tonight on “Tech Live.” Malicious code that spreads itself via file-sharing networks uses some sophisticated social engineering. The executable virus gives itself some interesting names to entice victims into downloading the file. Full Story

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