Computer viruses become hacker informants

Friday, 10 June 2005, 11:02 AM EST

An emerging breed of computer virus that keeps hackers informed about the latest weaknesses in computer networks has been discovered by security experts.

The viruses infect a computer network, scan for security vulnerabilities and then report back to hackers through an internet chatroom.

By Paul Marks at New Scientist.

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