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10th Variant of Bagle Worm Hits the Net

Another day, another variant—or two—of Bagle. Late Tuesday evening, anti-virus researchers discovered the existence of Bagle.J, the tenth variant of the worm to hit the Internet. Officials at Network Associates Inc. have rated the worm as a medium risk and said they saw 50 unique samples of Bagle.J in a 90-minute period last night. Bagle.I also surfaced Tuesday, with Bagle.H appearing Monday. Recent speculation among anti-virus researchers that the creators of the NetSky and Bagle viruses may be engaged in some kind of competition or war has now apparently been proven true. The virus writers have been leaving profane, derogatory messages for one another in the new variants of their respective viruses during the last few days, experts say. Full Story

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