MyDoom variant slams mailboxes

Summary:A pesky new variant of the MyDoom worm--dubbed MyDoom.m or MyDoom.

A pesky new variant of the MyDoom worm--dubbed MyDoom.m or
MyDoom.o--was clogging e-mail accounts and crippling major Internet search engines Monday with messages posing as either a returned mail notice or an alert from an IT administrator. By Tuesday, the worm attack was starting to fade.

Topics: Tech Industry


David Grober has worked a variety of editorial roles in the technology media since 1982, when he joined the copy desk at IDG's Computer Business News. He served as managing editor for PC Week (now eWeek) and, later, Digital News. David made the leap from print to online publishing in 1994, when he joined Ziff-Net's Software Library. Sinc... Full Bio

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