"Korean" Worm Spreading Faster

27 Nov 2002
Virus News

Kaspersky Lab is warning all users against the new Internet worm "Winevar" (also known as "Korean Worm"). This malicious program was detected last week and was added to the Kaspersky Anti-Virus database. It has only been during today that we have received registered incidents of infections by this worm. Up to now, Kaspersky Lab' anti-virus experts have received messages about Winevar infections from users in South Korea, Russia and from the Baltic States. Winevar spreads through e-mail. An infected message can have different subjects, bodies and names of attached files. For instance: