Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Swiss army knife worm spreading

(MSPAlliance) - Thursday, May 4, 2006- A new worm known as the "Swiss army knife" has been detected that is more advanced than most malware picked up to date by investigators. W32.Nugache.A spreads through e-mail and IM channels, and also includes a unique peer-to-peer element. PCs that are infected by the worm keep contact with the controller and other infected PCs through a peer-to-peer network using TCP port 8 instead of IRC.
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