Merry virus to you

Thursday, 16 December 2004, 10:00 AM EST

Two holiday-themed viruses, Zafi.D and Atak.age, have been reported by security firms. Both threats use Christmas greetings and promises of a holiday card to lure users into opening malicious attachments.

Security companies Secunia, F-Secure, MessageLabs and McAfee have all issued warnings about this latest round of infected attachments, which can be used to create a backdoor in user systems.

By Elizabeth Millard at NewsFactor.

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