[website-critique] Fw: ALERT From InfoWorld: 'Vote' worm uses terror attacks to delete files

  • From: "DesignWorks" <tchapman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <takeatip-leaveatip@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,<websitecritique@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 20:09:59 -0500



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----- Original Message -----
From: <SecurityAlert@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tchapman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 24, 2001 3:33 PM
Subject: ALERT From InfoWorld: 'Vote' worm uses terror attacks to delete
files


> ========================================================
> INFOWORLD ALERT: SECURITY
> ========================================================
> Monday,  September 24, 2001
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> 'VOTE' WORM USES TERROR ATTACKS TO DELETE FILES
>
> September 24, 2001 01:16 PM
>
> A NEW WORM that can delete files from infected hard
> drives is using the terrorist attacks of two weeks
> ago, as well as the expected U.S. military response,
> to trick users into executing it, according to Ian
> Hameroff, business manager for security solutions at
> Computer Associates International (CA). Exact details
> of how the worm works, however, are not yet clear as
> different security companies have different analyses.
>
>
> For Full Story:
>
http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/01/09/24/010924hnvote.xml?0924alert
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