[LINK] Where did they get it?

Gordon Smith gordon.smith@une.edu.au
Tue, 25 Feb 2003 17:59:54 +1100


AusCERT sent subscribers a warning first thing this morning:
   http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=2788

Gordon

At 04:31 PM 2/25/2003 +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."
>
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>Howard.
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