Zotob worms can affect XP computers

Thursday, 25 August 2005, 1:54 AM EST

Microsoft admitted that the Zotob worm and similar worms could also affect certain Windows XP computers in a security advisory issued on Tuesday. Computers running XP Service Pack 1 with a certain configuration were at risk.

Previously it was thought that only Windows 2000 systems were vulnerable to Zotob-like attacks.

By Ed Oswald at BetaNews.

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