As victims clean up, Mydoom mail keeps coming

IDG News Service |  Security

The Mydoom e-mail worm that first appeared Monday is spreading more slowly, but the flood of infected e-mail messages it is generating shows no sign of abating, according to antivirus and e-mail security companies.

As organizations clean up following the outbreak, attention is turning to the enormous network of infected machines that continue churning out e-mail messages and will launch a 12-day long distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack against Unix software company The SCO Group Inc. on Sunday, said Mikko Hypp

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