More info about the fastest-spreading worm of all time, which enters a new phase today, trying to download unknown code to 20 specific home computers:
] The worm infected close to one million computers via
] e-mail attachments in e-mails with spoofed addresses
. . .
] Now, those infected
] computers are programmed to start to connect to machines
] found on an encrypted list hidden in the virus body.
] F-Secure said the list contains the address of 20
] computers located in United States, Canada and South
] Korea and is expected to start at 3:00 EST Friday.
New Phase of Sobig.F Set for 3 p.m. EST Friday 8/22/2003