Windows worm ZOTOB a threat

Tuesday, 16 August 2005, 2:17 AM EST

Trend Micro reports a new Windows worm, dubbed ZOTOB, has appeared which exploits "critical" security holes in Microsoft's Windows 95, 98, NT, ME, 2000, and XP operating systems which Microsoft patched just last week. The worm, detected in both the United States and Germany, can block infected users' access to antivirus sites and give attackers access to infected systems.

By Geoff Duncan at Designtechnica.

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