Mytob worm disables PC security

Monday, 6 June 2005, 11:25 PM EST

Anti-virus software maker Sophos has issued a warning on a new type of worm that is spreading rapidly and making it difficult for users of infected systems to clean up their Windows PCs.

Mytob is spreading quickly via infected e-mail attachments.
First spotted in late May, Mytob-CM made the rounds via e-mail in the form of an infected attachment (.PIF, .SCR, .EXE or .ZIP).

By Pedro Hernandez at Enterprise IT Planet.

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