Worm Worries Grow- The next MSBlast

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    Program files designed to exploit two major vulnerabilities in Microsoft software are being used to attack computers, but security experts worry that worse--an MSBlast-type worm--could be ahead.

    The warning comes after several security programmers released source code that makes it easy for an attacker to take control of any Windows computer that has not applied a patch released by Microsoft.

    The software flaws targeted by the exploit code are two critical vulnerabilities that the software giant warned about on April 13.


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