Philippines ISP hunts for 'ILOVEYOU' author

Summary:Sky Internet Inc., the Quezon City, Philippines, Internet service provider which inadvertently hosted some of the "ILOVEYOU" worm code, said on Thursday that the company is hunting the writer.

Sky Internet Inc., the Quezon City, Philippines, Internet service provider which inadvertently hosted some of the "ILOVEYOU" worm code, said on Thursday that the company is hunting the writer. According to Ronald Eociario, a system administrator for the ISP, the four Web pages which acted as remote download sites for the worm have been shut down, and the company has traced back the source of those accounts to another hosting provider in the Philippines. "Our service was used as a gateway," said Eociario. "We already have pinpointed the suspect. They are within the Philippines, but we are not sure whether they are host." Full story to follow. -- Robert Lemos, ZDNet News.

Topics: Philippines, Malware, Security

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