New worm uses the force

Tuesday, 20 September 2005, 7:26 PM EST

Security firm PandaLabs says a worm that spoofs Google is wending its way through the Internet via P2P networks.

Some downloaders hoping to snare free Star Wars games are unwittingly finding themselves installing the worm, P2Load.A, that spreads on P2P networks using the file-sharing programs Shareaza and Imesh, according to PandaLabs.

By Tim Gray at Datamation.

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