Prototype worm targets Windows PowerShell

Thursday, 3 August 2006, 12:06 AM EST

Before Microsoft has even released its PowerShell scripting technology in commercial products, a group of hackers has written a prototype virus for it.

The security company McAfee says MSH/Cibyz!p2p is a proof-of-concept worm written in Windows PowerShell script that attempts to spread via the peer-to-peer application KaZaa by dropping a copy of itself in its shared folders.

At InfoWorld.

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