Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Marianna, Apr 26, 2004.

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  1. Marianna

    Marianna Spyware Fighter

    Apr 23, 2002
    B.C. Canada
    Virus type: Worm

    Destructive: No


    As of April 26, 2004 8:42 AM PST, TrendLabs has received several infection reports of another BAGLE variant spreading Europe and the US. This polymorphic worm is spreading via email with varying subjects, message bodies, and attachment file names. TrendLabs is currently doing an in-depth analysis regarding the spread of this malware and will inform you as soon as possible.

  2. Micharus

    Micharus Registered Member

    Mar 13, 2004
    Strangely enough, (NOT!) I got an unknown and unexpected e-mail with an attachment today, which turned out to be the new variant of the Bagle Worm.

    Luckily, I'm not one of these people who just go opening e-mail attachments without checking them first, so I didn't get caught.

    There was a difference in the way this was delivered to the way it is described in on the Trend Micro page, the attachment is zipped and the picture is of a five digit number that is the password to unzip the archive.

    Interesting, this is the first time I have actually gotten a virus via the e-mail!
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