Worm turns on Iraq conflict fears

Wednesday, 19 March 2003, 3:54 PM EST

Home PC users have been warned to be on the lookout for a new worm that feeds on fears over the impending invasion of Iraq.

The worm, called Ganda, appears to have been written in Sweden and promises images taken from Iraqi spy satellites.

It uses a variety of email subject lines to encourage users to open its attachment, with some exploiting latent anti-US sympathies by promising satirical screensavers ridiculing President Bush.

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