The beginning of the Arabic virus era

Wednesday, 6 June 2007, 4:00 PM EST

If a virus uses a language other than English, it is most often Chinese, German, Spanish, Portuguese or Russian, and sometimes Indonesian/Malay, Japanese or Thai. It is rare to find an Arabic-aware virus. At least we've thought so until now.

In the current trend where a worm that spreads through removable media is easily created and many types of Trojan horses such as Infostealer and Downloader are armored with worm capability, this beginner's worm has started to be developed in every corner of the world.

At Symantec.

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