Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Santy variants are here

Within a weeks time the variants of the Santy.A worm have appeared. The worm scripted in perl, attacks vulnerable versions of the PHP Bulletin Board (phpBB) software. Now along with Google they are using others like AOL and Yahoo Search to find vulnerable installations of phpBB.

Days after Google acted to thwart the Santy worm, security firms warned that variants have begun to spread using both Google and other search engines.
Read more at Google worm targets AOL, Yahoo

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