Google Nukes Santy Worm, But Threat Remains

A decision by Google Inc. to block certain search queries has helped thwart the spread of the Santy worm, but the public release of the worm’s source code could lead to new attacks, security experts warned on Wednesday.Google began filtering the worm’s queries late Tuesday night, effectively stopping the Santy propagation on vulnerable Web forums running the freely distributed phpBB software.Click here to read more

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