Tag Archives: Mydoom

More On MyDoom, And Why

By | January 27, 2004

It’s not my intention for loosewire to become a realtime virus news service, but this is a special case, so here’s more on MyDoom/Novarg, the worm that I’ve reported on before. Doom, it seems, is being prepared for the SCO Group, a company that sells Unix software and has been the focus of several Internet attacks, apparently in… Read More »

MyDoom Is Nasty, So Beware

By | January 27, 2004

Further to my earlier posting, this MyDoom worm looks nasty. I’ve received three already in the past hour, all with different subject lines (or no subject at all), different attachments, but usually with the same content (‘The message cannot be represented in 7-bit ASCII encoding and has been sent as a binary attachment.’ This could be automatic, of… Read More »

Update: Sobig’s 9/11

By | August 22, 2003

 Here’s some more evidence that the Sobig worms may be part of something more sinister: Central Command, a provider of PC anti-virus software and services, says its latest incarnation, Sobig.F, “is estimated to have infected millions of systems worldwide and may draw on them to be part of a cyber army focusing a digital assault against major online… Read More »