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A Sense Of Doom

MyDoom isn't done yet. The virus early last week began clogging E-mail in-boxes and degrading overall Internet performance. It appeared at first to be setting up computers for a Feb. 1 attack against the Web server of SCO Group Inc., which has angered the Linux community by launching a legal challenge to the open-source operating system. But later in the week, the author set off a variant to the MyDoom worm that was wired to launch a denial-of-service attack against Microsoft.com on Super Bowl Sunday. (For more on this, go to Hackers Target Systems Infected By MyDoom.)

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