Thursday Morning Meanderings

2001-09-20 08:53 ☼ post

InformationWeek has a short article on the latest MS-spawned IT headache: Nimbda’s Biography.

This new breed of malware’ (neither a virus nor a worm, but a blend of both) spreads similarly to Code Red in that once it infects a computer, that system begins scanning for new victims to infect. And, just like the ILOVEYOU virus, Nimda also spreads via E-mail. Nimda can also infect unprotected computers used to browse Web sites on infected servers.”