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Virus writers stage online slanging match

It’s cyber-handbags at dawn as worm authors turn on each other. The authors of the MyDoom, Bagel and Netsky worms are staging a public slanging match – with the world’s PCs as their arena. The war started when an early version of Netsky, referred to as either C or D, began removing the Bagel and MyDoom viruses as part of its payload. And now the authors of MyDoom.G, spreading today, have included comments in the worm’s code insulting Netsky. A similar message was found in Bagel J, also discovered today, which ended: “Don’t ruine our bussiness, wanna start a war?” Full Story

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