MyTob and NetSky-P dominate August viral charts

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 2:14 PM EST

Despite all the publicity about the Zotob the NetSky-P virus continued to dominate anti-virus charts in August. Zotob exploited a recently discovered Microsoft Plug and Play vulnerability to infect several media organisations last month. A number of other worms (such as Bozori and IRCBot) exploited the same vulnerability but their aggregated prevalence never really got over one per cent of the global virus activity, according to security appliance firm Fortinet.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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