Pope worm turns nasty

Wednesday, 29 June 2005, 2:03 AM EST

IT security experts have warned of a newly detected email virus which poses as breaking news stories about the supposed arrest of the author of the MyDoom worm, the capture of Osama bin Laden, or conspiracy theories about the death of the late Pope John Paul II.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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