and the beat goes on...
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/07/28 ... es_mydoom/
By John Leyden
Published Wednesday 28th July 2004 09:13 GMT
"Finnish anti-virus firm F-Secure is reporting the spread of a new worm, Zindos, which works together with MyDoom. Zindos-A is now hitching a ride on the back of the MyDoom, using the infected machine lists and the backdoors prepared by MyDoom-M, to spread. Zindos's payload includes a denial of service attack on www.microsoft.com
. Once Zindos has infected a machine it causes the machine to request the http://www.microsoft.com/
domain in an infinite loop, with 50ms delays. This behaviour could help to explain the difficulties some Reg experienced visiting the software giant's website earlier this week."