New MyDoom attacks may signal 'Zero Day'

Friday, 12 November 2004, 8:31 AM EST

The newest version of the MyDoom worm now circulating suggests to security experts that the much-anticipated "Zero Day attack" may have arrived.

Zero Day refers to an exploit, either a worm or a virus, that arrives on the heels of, or even before, the public announcement of a vulnerability in a computer system. This new MyDoom appeared only two days after a security flaw in Windows IE was made public, according to reports.

By Tom Venetis at PC World.

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