New worm's got sass, but not much else
The company, which found the flaws that were exploited by both the MSBlast worm and the Witty worm, on Saturday started analyzing the latest piece of attack code that takes advantage of a Microsoft Windows vulnerability discovered by its researchers. So far, eEye's analysts are surprised that the worm has spread so far.
"It's so poorly written," said Marc Maiffret, chief hacking officer for the Aliso Viejo, Calif., company. "This could still have a lot of impact, but it's written by someone that could barely get the code working."
By Robert Lemos at CNET.
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