Worm steals credit card details

Friday, 4 June 2004, 2:04 PM EST

The Korgo virus debuted on 22 May and since then has been steadily racking up victims. Although the virus is not widespread, security firms are issuing warnings because it is proving so effective at stealing confidential data.

Those infected by Korgo are being urged to change passwords and credit cards if they have been used online recently.

Korgo exploits the same vulnerability that the Sasser web worm used so effectively when it struck early last month.

At the BBC.

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