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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

New virus attacks Yahoo E-mail

There is a new virus called the Yamanner worm that exploits a Javascript vulnerability in Yahoo E-mail.

The Yamanner worm targets all versions of Yahoo Webmail except the latest beta version. Yahoo Mail users might be able to protect themselves by upgrading to the latest test version.

The worms sends itself to users with the subject header New Graphic Site. Once the mail is opened, the computer becomes infected and the worm spreads itself to other users on the Yahoo e-mail address list.

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