|Computer Virus Writers at War, Security Firm Says|
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Wed, 17 Aug 2005 23:26:04 -0500
Computer worms that have brought down systems around the world in|
recent days are starting to attack each other, Finnish software security
firm F-Secure said on Wednesday.
"We seem to have a botwar on our hands," said Mikko Hypponen, chief
"There appear to be three different virus-writing gangs turning out
Hypponen said in a statement that varieties of three worms -- "Zotob,"
"The latest variants of Bozori even remove competing viruses like
The worms were blamed for major system trouble at some media outlets
Microsoft and the top computer security companies, Symantec Corp.
Copyright 2005 Reuters Limited.
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