Zotob shows a dark future

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Perhaps the year's most dangerous and certainly most headlined worm hit the internet in August, shutting down a number of high-profile organisations.

Stories of ABC reporters wheeling out typewriters after catching the Zotob worm were set against the backdrop of thousands of companies scrambling to patch Windows 2000 and XP SP1. In late August, two virus writers were arrested in Morocco and Turkey, suspected of creating and propagating ...

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