Klez worm hits US State Department

Thursday, 23 May 2002, 12:42 PM EST

Hundreds of rogue emails have been sent to victims, appearing to be official material from one of the Department's offices.

A spokesman said that an investigation is being carried out to discover how the worm managed to infiltrate the systems.

Klez only affects SQL servers that have not been adapted from the default settings, which is standard security practice in government departments.

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