Authors of the last viruses are Russians

Tuesday, 29 June 2004, 12:40 PM EST

The authors of the last malicious action to spread computer viruses exploiting earlier unknown flaw in the Internet browser are people of Archangelsk, Russia.

"Results of code analysis do not leave any doubts about determining of authors of this malicious virus spread. There is an "author line" in the code saying "Coded by HangUp Team". This suggests that authors and initiators of the action are HangUp team, an internationally known group of virusmakers and hackers," an announcement on the Kaspersky Labs website says.

By Timofey Saytarly at Computer Crime Research Center.

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