New Mydoom virus is not a pretty picture

Tuesday, 17 August 2004, 12:39 PM EST

Security experts are warning internet users to update their antivirus systems to protect against yet another version of the Mydoom worm.

W32/Mydoom.s@MM, also known as Mydoom.s, has emerged as a new variant of the mass-mailing worm, and comes in the form of the .exe attachment, 'photos_arc.exe'.

McAfee's Avert antivirus team warned that it has received "well over 100 reports" of the virus within a three-hour span, mostly from Japan and Europe.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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