November 17, 2004

Security Watch: W32.Bofra.E@mm (Symantec)

Here is some info from PC Mag about a new computer worm that infects Windows machines:

Bofra is a worm that installs a web server on TCP port 1639 on the infected computer and sends a mass e-mailing which includes a link to that server out to addresses it harvests off the infected computer. Users who click the link become infected through a vulnerability in Internet Explorer

Get some more info from PC Mag about this how to protect your self!


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