MyDoom Worm Spreads Via Search Engines

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Internet users are being threatened by yet another variant of the MyDoom mass mailing worm, which is spreading in part by using e-mail addresses found through popular search engines, security experts warn. The new variant...

New MyDoom draws on IE flaw to spread

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A new version of MyDoom uses an unpatched flaw in Microsoft's Internet Explorer to spread, antivirus companies warned on Monday. The recently discovered vulnerability in the browser software allows the offshoot to...

New MyDoom Variant Uses Yahoo People Search

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Another new version of MyDoom is worming its way through the Internet, and this variant—like the last one—uses Yahoo as part of its infection routine. MyDoom.P is similar to most of the other MyDoom variants...

Mydoom, Zindos, and Doomjuice Worm Removal Tool (KB836528)

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Overview This tool helps to remove the Mydoom.A, Mydoom.B, Mydoom.E, Mydoom.F, Mydoom.G, Mydoom.J, Mydoom.L, Mydoom.O, Zindos.A, Doomjuice.A, and Doomjuice.B worms from infected systems. Once the tool has run—after the End-User License Agreement (EULA) is...

MyDoom Attacks Microsoft.com Through Back Door

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As many security researchers feared after analyzing the code for MyDoom.O, a second, related attack began in earnest Tuesday with a new piece of code using the back door installed by MyDoom.O to spread itself...

MyDoom variant slams mailboxes, search engines

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A new version of the MyDoom worm has appeared (MyDoom.m/MyDoom.o). This worm has quickly flooded mailboxes, and has slowed down several search engines. Such as Yahoo, AltaVista, Lycos, and even Google. McAfee...

Latest Mydoom variant deletes files

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The latest variant of the Mydoom virus, discovered Friday, is still spreading and actively deleting files from victims' computers, security researchers warned Wednesday. The variant, dubbed Mydoom.F, not only tries to perform a distributed denial-of-service...

MyDoom Forces SCO To Change Address

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The SCO Group has thwarted the malicious intentions of the MyDoom virus by establishing an alternative Web site. The company is asking customers, resellers and developers to use www.thescogroup.com for the next twelve days. The...

Microsoft Site Appears to Weather MyDoom Attack

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Microsoft Corp. appeared to have survived the worst the MyDoom worm could throw at it Tuesday. Experts say the virus, a variant of the MyDoom.A virus that knocked out another company's Web site Sunday, was...

Mydoom author sorry for his sins...

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A variant of the virus has a cryptic message in which the author appears to apologize for creating the infection. The MyDoom variant that joined the original virus in wreaking havoc on the Internet last...

In with a bullet: MyDoom is 'worst ever'

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It's only two days old and still growing fast, but at least one security firm is ready to crown the MyDoom virus as the worst ever. Finnish security software and services company...

SCO issues bounty for MyDoom creator

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The controversial SCO Group has offered $250,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or group responsible for creating the MyDoom virus. The company also said Tuesday that...

Microsoft responds to MyDoom Virus

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Microsoft Consumer Virus Alert: Why We Are Issuing This Alert W32/Mydoom@MM spreads through e-mail. This worm can disguise the sender's address, a tactic known as spoofing, and may generate...

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