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Virus war of words falls silent

Netsky and Bagel variants continue to spring up, but virus writers’ slanging match cools down. New versions of the Netsky and Bagel worms have emerged in the wild, but neither infection seeks to rekindle the public spat that broke out last week between the rival virus authors. Security experts reported that both the Netsky J and Bagel K mutant worms were spreading, but that the virus writers’ slanging match appears to have ended. The latest Bagel variant uses new social engineering techniques to persuade readers to open the password-protected zip file attachment. Full Story

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