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Beware of world cup worm

Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by temi, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Nude worm tempts World Cup fans

    The World Cup's popularity makes it attractive to hackers
    Football fans are being warned about a malicious worm that uses world Cup themed e-mails to infect Windows PCs.
    The Sixem-A worm is spread in messages with subject lines such as "Naked World Cup game set" and "Crazy soccer fans".

    Once installed, the worm attempts to disable security software, leaving the computer open to further attack.

    full story: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/5103414.stm

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