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A virulent new worm has infected thousands of users across the world within hours of being discovered. Mydoom.A.worm spreads via e-mail and peer-to-peer network Kazaa, but also leaves port 3127 open to allow malicious hackers to take control of compromised computers. This virus is also ready to launch a denial of service attack against The SCO Group Web site on 1 February, according to MessageLabs.Mark Sunner, chief technology officer at MessageLabs, said that the company expects to intercept over 1.2 million occurrences of the worm.
Hmm...I think the term "script kiddies" would be more appropriate than "hackers" here. The media doesn't seem to have noticed the difference yet.
Also, the sub-heading "Third DoS for SCO" is quite unaccurate. The evidence given by SCO on the so called second attack was widely disputed.
If SCO get caught out on Feb 1 then they must be technically challenged since they have forwarning. If they can't get it together by then to take simple precautions to minimise the effects of the impending attack then they deserve to have their servers go down.