Worm spreading rapidly across internet

from CBC.ca archives | Tue, 27 Jan 2004

TORONTO - A new computer worm is spreading rapidly across the internet, threatening to clog e-mail systems and open a back door for hackers to get into personal computers.

The MyDoom worm, also known as Novarg, comes as an e-mail attachment. Since late Monday, it has been spreading at a rate that rivals last year's Sobig worm.

Some companies have reported getting bombarded with hundreds of e-mails a minute.

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