Firms warn of new Mydoom worm

Wednesday, 10 November 2004, 12:08 AM EST

Anti-virus software maker McAfee Inc. is warning about a new version of the Mydoom worm that infects computers of people who click on a link in e-mail they receive.

The new version is a mass-mailing worm that does not contain an attachment, as some earlier versions of the worm program have done.

A worm is a self-replicating computer program that - like a computer virus - can cause damage to a computer's software by attaching itself to programs.

At CNN.

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