New wave of Bagle worms pounds Internet

Thursday, 22 September 2005, 12:41 AM EST

A new wave of Bagle variants is pounding the Internet and appears to be trying to build a zombie army, according to security analysts.

"They're showing up in mass quantities," says Steve Sundermeier, a vice president for Medina, Ohio-based Central Command, an anti-virus and anti-spam company. "They're dangerous... This particular author or authors is building a Trojan army."

By Sharon Gaudin at Datamation.

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