Microsoft issues Zotob cleaning tool

Friday, 19 August 2005, 3:52 AM EST

Microsoft late Wednesday rushed out a new version of its Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool as one response to a bot worm attack that began earlier this week.

The updated tool - which can be run from the Web or downloaded separately - now detects and deletes 10 variations of the Zotob bot that's been probing for vulnerable Windows 2000 PCs since Sunday.

By Gregg Keizer at Security Pipeline.

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