As the worms return

Monday, 25 October 2004, 4:41 PM EST

The most unwelcome guests always stay the longest.

That's just as true on our desktops as in our living rooms. For proof, take a look at last week's Kaspersky Labs report detailing the previous month's Top 20 worms and viruses.

The good news is that September was the first time a 2004 threat list didn't contain code held over from 2003. Last year's big bad boys, Swen and Sobig, finally dropped off the chart.

By Keith Ferrell at Internet Week.

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