A New Internet Worm Terrorizes German Users

24 Oct 2001
Virus News

Kaspersky Lab, an international an international data-security software developer announces the detection of a new Internet-worm "Anset" spreading via e-mail and disguising itself as a new version of a German anti-trojan scanner "ANTS". Up to date Kaspersky Lab registered many reports of the worm to be "in-the-wild" in Germany.

Defense procedures thwarting "Anset" have already been added to the Kaspersky Anti-Virus database update.

A more detailed description of the worm is available in the Kaspersky Virus Encyclopedia.