Kamasutra worm relies on old trick

This worm is described as "old fashioned" in several ways.

First, it relies on the oldest trick in the book, a computer user's desire to see nasty pictures, to get them to take an action.

"With the Kama Sutra worm, this is a traditional style worm, meaning that it takes user interaction in order to become infected; someone has to double click on a file attachment, and then it does some type of malicious behavior, such as, in this case destroying a folder or a file," said Alain Sergile, a security expert at Internet Security Systems (ISS) in Atlanta. CNN.com - New worm relies on old trick - Jan 31, 2006

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