New Focus: Triple worm attack

Three nasty worms are on the loose--one spreads through MSN, one says Saddam Hussein is dead, and the other uses a funny face.
Written by ZDNET Editors, Contributor

Three nasty new worms are on the loose--all are designed to lower the victim's guard, then pounce.

MSN Messenger hit by double-whammy worm
The new Bropia offshoot, which uses MSN Messenger to spread, is packaged with a second, more damaging worm.
February 3, 2005

Saddam Hussein 'death' photos used as worm bait
Mass-mailing worm claims to offer photos that show Saddam Hussein killed after trying to escape from custody.
February 3, 2005

Worm uses funny face to distract from danger
Will a picture of an old man making a silly face keep you from noticing a Trojan being installed on your PC? Someone is hoping it will.
February 3, 2005

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