[LINK] Where did they get it?

Chris Maltby chris@sw.oz.au
Tue, 25 Feb 2003 17:48:35 +1100


On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 04:31:15PM +1100, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> Does anyone know where the ABC got this story from.  A Google search turns 
> up nothing and I can't believe that the ABC is so up to date that they 
> know of a new virus before the industry does.
> 
> http://abc.net.au/news/justin/nat/newsnat-25feb2003-52.htm
> 
> "Revamped computer virus spreads across the globe
> 
> Computer security experts are warning of a revamped computer worm 
> spreading around the Internet.
> 
> The Luvgate worm is new version of an older damaging bug.
> 
> The mass mailing and network worm is spreading rapidly in Europe, Asia 
> and Australia.
> 
> Luvgate also has a backdoor component, which steals passwords and allows 
> unauthorised access to infected computers."

I got an alert from Trend Micro overnight about it. They've called it a
"yellow alert"...