Windows Vista already under virus attack

Friday, 5 August 2005, 11:41 AM EST

An Austrian virus writer has published the first proof-of-concept virus for a new Microsoft scripting technology that could form part of Windows Vista. The code exploits the Microsoft Command Shell (MSH) technology, codenamed Monad.

Finnish security company F-Secure reported on its blog about the code that was first published in an Austrian virus writer publication.

By Tom Sanders at vnunet.

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