New Bagle variants on the prowl

The prolific Bagle worm is rising once again this week, arriving in email inboxes as an encrypted .zip attachment. According to several antivirus firms, the new versions spread using randomly chosen names programmed into its code.

Finnish security firm F-Secure Corp. announced the latest variants in its blog Tuesday, saying, "One Bagle per day -- it isn't a diet, it's a way of life." The company said it usually receives new Bagle variants once or twice a week, but that in the past week it has received a new variant each day. New Bagle variants on the prowl

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