Hybrid worm wave of the future

Monday, 30 May 2005, 2:35 AM EST

A new worm that hit users this week is a perfect example of the future of malicious code, said Panda Software Friday. And that future looks ominous.

The worm, dubbed "Eyeveg.d" by Panda (but Bugbear.b by Sophos, Lanieca.b by Symantec) is a sophisticated hybrid that spreads like a worm but conducts Trojan-style actions against the compromised computer.

At InformationWeek.

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