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"Storm" Virus on Perhaps 50 Million Comps: Why?

http://www.wired.com/politics/security/commentary/securitymatters/2007/1...
Scanned by: AlvisB over 6 years ago
via Bruce Schneier at Wired: "Storm" is the most successful example we have of a new breed of worm, and there are estimates that between 1 million and 50 million computers have been infected worldwide. ... Worms like Storm are written by hackers looking for profit, and they're different. ... Symptoms don't appear immediately, and an infected computer can sit dormant for a long time. ... Oddly enough, Storm isn't doing much, so far, except gathering strength. ... Personally, I'm worried about what Storm's creators are planning for Phase II.
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