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New worm warnings


From: Maggie White (mwhiteaz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Jun 07 2003 - 18:06:58 PDT

Hi, all,

More warnings from a reputable online newsletter...


 ______ W32Bugbear.B@MM, Beware of this infectious worm!

 W32Bugbear.B@MM is a variant of W32Bugbear@mm and is also a
mass-mailing worm that has the ability to
 spread through network resources. This worm is rated at a dangerous
category 4, with most Windows systems
 being affected. Anyone using Outlook or Outlook Express that has the
'preview pane' open, (which allows you
 to preview the message before you open it) can be attacked by simply
clicking on the message. For removal
 tools and more information on this vicious worm, make a break for this


 ______What is ‘Sobig’ about these new variant worms? ___________

 A worm similar to last weeks rampage has been let loose. The worm
W32Sobig.C@mm affects most Microsoft
 Windows users via email or through a network. The subject line
statement varies between a few different
 phrases but it is always claims to be from Microsoft. Please beware of
emails that contain the statements listed
 on the link below. For optimal security it is suggested that you
update your anti-virus software. For the
 specifics on this worm take a peek at: