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MyDoom sparks talks of security's future

MyDoom could spell the end of some security technologies. The virus, which has combined many old attack techniques into a successful package, was hardly blunted by antivirus programs during the first few hours of its exponential spread. That’s a problem, said Shlomo Touboul, CEO of security software maker Finjan Software. “The MyDoom attack should never have propagated so far into the Internet,” he said. “It is obvious that we need another layer (of software) to protect during the first hours of attack.” Despite a deep understanding of how such viruses spread, security experts seem to be at a loss at how to stop them. Full Story

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