Hacked computers download spam tool

Monday, 17 April 2006, 5:27 PM EST

Computers infected with a well-known virus began downloading a new spam tool Sunday night used by hackers to send unwanted e-mail.

Virus writers part of the infamous Bagle spam gang began sending a new spamming tool Sunday night to thousands of hacked computers, said Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer for F-Secure, a security company based in Helsinki.

At InfoWorld.

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