Virus ALLERT My Doom.b The new version contains minimal technical innovations. Mydoom.b also spreads via email and the KaZaA file-sharing network. The email contains a different set of text strings in the body. The carrier file is about 28 KB in size and contains the text string: (sync-1.01; andy; I'm just doing my job, nothing personal, sorry) Mydoom.b is scheduled to launch a DoS attack between February 1 and February 12 2004 on two web sites: www.sco.com and www.microsoft.com. Moreover, the worm modifies the operating system to prevent users from reaching many anti-virus vendors' sites, security-related news sites and various sections of the Microsoft site, as well as downloading data from banner networks. See also; My page; http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/MyDoom-B%20worm.html Computer Associates; http://www3.ca.com/virusinfo/virus.aspx?ID=38114 Kaspersky: http://www.viruslist.com/eng/viruslist.html?id=850737 Sophos: http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32mydoomb.html Symantec: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.novarg.b@xxxxxxx US CERT Technical Alert TA04-028A; http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA04-028A.html Mike ~ It is a good day if I learned something new. Editor MikesWhatsNews see a sample on my web page http://www3.telus.net/mikebike <http://www3.telus.net/mikebike/mikes_virus_page.htm> A Technical Support Alliance & OWTA Charter Member For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.