Beware! A New Dangerous Version of the Tanatos Virus Is Loose

05 Jun 2003
Virus News


Kaspersky Lab, an international data security software developer, reports the detection of a new version of the Internet worm Tanatos. The new version of this malicious program, called Tanatos.b, has dangerously destructive capabilities for infecting computer files. Kaspersky Lab will make more details covering Tanatos.b available shortly. The defense against Tanatos.b has already been added to the Kaspersky Anti-Virus database. Kaspersky Lab recommends all computer users to update their anti-virus databases. For details describing Tanatos.b, please go to the Kaspersky Virus Encyclopedia by clicking Here.