As of April 28, 2004 1:20 AM PST, TrendLabs has declared a Medium Risk Virus Alert to control the spread of WORM_NETSKY.AB. TrendLabs has received several infection reports indicating that this malware is spreading in Japan, Taiwan and Korea. There are also infections in Europe, particularly in France. This variant shares nearly 98% of its functionality with NetSky.AA. Netsky.AB attaches its executable file to e-mails that it sends out.
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