Klez worm could compromise sensitive data

Thursday, 25 April 2002, 1:33 PM EST

The initially innocuous Klez worm is turning nasty as vandals tweak both the mode of attack and the payload.

Most important, at least one security firm reports that the newest version of this worm will sometimes share your confidential files with others.

Now in its third or fourth version, the big change came when W32.Klez.H@mm (Symantec's name) was developed from W32.Klez.E@mm, which first showed up in mid-January 2002.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

What IT skills are in demand?

IT security tops the list of skills that teams need most, and one out of five reported having difficulty finding skilled talent for cloud initiatives. Companies are also looking for pros who have skills in network engineering, systems engineering, IT architecture and network operations.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Apr 17th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //