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MyDoom Worm Spreads Via Search Engines

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... More...

New MyDoom draws on IE flaw to spread

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... More...

Latest Mydoom variant deletes files

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... More...

MyDoom Forces SCO To Change Address

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... More...

Mydoom author sorry for his sins...

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... More...

SCO issues bounty for MyDoom creator

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... More...

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