BugBear Worm

Bill Martin bmartin at luc.edu
Thu Oct 3 22:46:20 GMT 2002


Has anyone encountered this beast yet?

ISS X-Force claims to be monitoring the spread of the "Bugbear" Internet worm. It propagates through email and through open NetBIOS file shares, attempts to disable all security and antivirus software on each host
and installs a backdoor program. They claim to have detected a large increase in NetBIOS scanning traffic from several thousand unique addresses. 

For more, check out:
http://bvlive01.iss.net/issEn/delivery/xforce/alertdetail.jsp?oid=21301 

-Bill Martin-
Sr. Systems Analyst
Loyola University Chicago
bmartin at luc.edu





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