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Just had a phone call from downtown TO - TSX got whacked
Security experts reported that barely a thousand systems had been infected by the Windows 2000 worm by Monday night
A new worm that was unleashed over the weekend affects only a limited group of Windows users and has not wreaked any widespread havoc, according to Trend Micro.
As of Monday morning on the West Coast of the US, the original Zotob.A had infected about 50 computers worldwide, and the first variant, Zotob.B, had compromised about 1,000 systems, the antivirus software maker said.
"There are not that many infections," said David Perry, director of global education at Trend Micro.
The worm, which has spawned at least two variants, exploits a hole in the plug-and-play feature in the Windows operating system. It surfaced only days after Microsoft offered a fix for the "critical" bug More
if your a networking person go ahead and block tcp port 445 which is how the virus spreads.
No CERT alert yet - mui mui strange - them guys at Mellon are usually right on top of that there unit...
The Zotob worm is not responsible for the reboots
Whats the big deal? another stinking virus