Curated by: Luigi Canali De Rossi

Thursday, February 5, 2004

MyDoom Virus, Kazaa And The Dangers of Peer-to-Peer

The dangers of using Kazaa, Morpheus, Grokster, and other Napster-like peer-to-peer file sharing services. In using such services you "open up your system to a host of security and privacy threats, including viruses, worms, Trojan horses, snooping, data theft, spyware, and more." Apparently, MyDoom was originally let loose via Kazaa. And though the virus is propagating predominantly via e-mail messages, it continues to worm its way through the most popular of the peer-to-peer file-sharing services.



Reference: PC Magazine [ Read more ]
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posted by Robin Good on Thursday, February 5 2004, updated on Tuesday, May 5 2015

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