[tforum] New email virus - Fizzer

Joe Breen Joe.Breen@utah.edu
Tue, 13 May 2003 14:00:40 -0600


In case y'all haven't seen it yet, a new email virus called "Fizzer" is 
spreading rapidly.  The virus is also spreading through Kazaa shared 
directories.  Looks like it propagates as an executable.  A brief 
article is available at:

http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,3959,1079560,00.asp

Some more info from anti-virus vendors is available at:

http://www.europe.f-secure.com/v-descs/fizzer.shtml
http://www.esecurityplanet.com/alerts/article.php/2204331
http://www.avp.ch/avpve/worms/email/fizzer.stm

A google search on "Fizzer worm" turns up even more info.


	--Joe
	Joe.Breen@utah.edu