New Worm Shuts Down Antivirus Shields

NU Online News Service, March 2, 12:14 p.m.,EST?Agents and home offices using virus protection mayhave their defenses penetrated by a new "worm" recently detected byMoscow, Russia-based Kaspersky Lab.[@@]

Kaspersky, a security content management company, said it hasdetected a number of variants of Email-Worm.Win32.Bagle. A worm isa destructive program that can reproduce itself and make a computerslow down significantly or stop.

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