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Hackers update spam tool in infected computers

Hackers update spam tool in infected computers

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Bug Hackers update spam tool in infected computers

Computers infected with a well-known virus began downloading a new spam tool Sunday night used by hackers to send unwanted e-mail.

Virus writers part of the infamous Bagle spam gang began sending a new spamming tool Sunday night to thousands of hacked computers, said Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer for F-Secure Corp., a security company based in Helsinki.

If a computer is infected with the Bagle virus, a hacker can download other malicious programs to the machine. In turn, those programs can send out spam to other machines without the knowledge of the user.

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By Sami on 04-18-2006, 01:57 AM

If you are infected with Bagel virus here is the free tool to remove Bagle worm variants. F-Bagle

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