VIRUS SPREADS ONLINE
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[ April 4th 2005 ]
internet worm offering unaware internet users
footage of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt has begun
to propagate across the internet. The W32/Ahker-F
worm spreads via email using messages like, "Watch
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt caught on tape!",
is reporting. If the attached file, Clip.zip,
is opened and executed, the worm will attempt
to spread to other email users.
appetite for salacious gossip is insatiable, and
some may be tempted to run what appear to be pornographic
movie files distributed across the Internet,"
said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant
for Sophos. "However, virus writers have a long
history of disguising their malicious code as
this kind of content. Everyone should be very
careful about what they choose to run on their
makers are recommending internet users update
their products and avoid executing attachments
delivered via email.