Dasher worm infects 3,000 machines

Monday, 19 December 2005, 2:10 PM EST

The Dasher.b worm attacking Windows machines still vulnerable to a bug patched in October has infected at least 3,000 systems so far, security company Symantec said Friday. Dasher.b, the first worm to successfully attack the MSDTC flaw disclosed and patched Oct. 11, was detected Thursday by honeypot PCs, with several security vendors rushing out alerts that same day.

At Security Pipeline.

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