Malicious hacker spams huge quantities of trojans, again

Thursday, 22 September 2005, 2:21 AM EST

For the second day in a row, an unknown attacker Tuesday spammed major quantities of a new Bagle-esque Trojan horse that turns off virtually every known security program and blocks access to security sites on the Internet.

Several variants of the BagleDI-U Trojan have been spammed since Monday at approximately 11 a.m. EDT. A second wave hit the Internet around the same time Tuesday, said Sophos.

By Gregg Keizer at Security Pipeline.

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