The black hole inside the Bagle virus

The Bagle virus is not new. Since its inception in January 2004, about 188 variants have fanned out across the Internet. And although it may not be threatening your desktop or making headlines currently, Bagle is perhaps the most significant new virus to emerge within the last few years, with its authors manipulating its base code to include new and ever more dangerous payloads.

Antivirus vendor F-Secure now reports that and are packing the means to hide new sorts of nasties inside your computer, and current antivirus software won't necessarily save you. Security Watch: The black hole inside the Bagle virus - CNET reviews

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 31st March 2006 11:45PM