A Phishing Worm

Welcome to the phishing worm. Korgo, a new worm that appeared last week, scans for random machines to infect and attack, using a vulnerability in Windows called the LSASS flaw which was discovered in April, according to Internet Week. Korgo, also known as Padobot, then sits on users’ computers waiting for instructions from home. Most such …

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Welcome To Wallon

Turns out I was wrong about the socially engineered spam I wrote about a few days back. Prompted by some readers’ comments, I asked Sophos about it. This is what Carole Theriault has to say about it: This is mass-mailing worm. It is call Wallon-A. Essentially, it goes to a dodgy website and downloads a …

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