World Cup worm

Friday, 26 May 2006, 1:39 AM EST

World Cup soccer fans should be aware of a new worm being circulated by e-mail with the German-language message "WM-Tickets" or "Weltmeisterschaft," security vendor Sophos warned Wednesday.

The e-mail contains an attachment, which, when opened, activates the W32/Zasran-A worm. The worm is programmed to send itself to addresses stored in Microsoft Outlook address books and manipulate security settings to give hackers access to other personal information stored in users' PCs.

At PC World.

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