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Klez

The worm that wouldn't die. Ever.

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A particularly nasty worm that e-mails itself to various computers, spoofing the FROM header to make it appear as though a random sender did the dirty work. It carries with it the Elkern virus, and can do damage to Windows machines (only Windows machines - it is not capable of harming Macintosh or Unix machines).

Here's the rundown at Symantec's Antivirus Research Center:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.klez.h@mm.html



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