'Worm' attacks Second Life world

Monday, 20 November 2006, 2:36 PM EST

Virtual world Second Life had to close its doors for a short time on Sunday after a worm attack called grey goo.

The self-replicating worm planted spinning gold rings around the virtual world, which is inhabited by more than a million users.

Players treated the attack with a mixture of mirth and anger.

At the BBC.

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