ADVISORY: On Dasher! New malware targets Microsoft users

DECEMBER 15, 2005 (IDG NEWS SERVICE) - Just in time for the holidays, a worm called Dasher has hit the Internet. The malicious software, which primarily targets Windows 2000 systems, is one of three new attacks that have emerged in the past 24 hours targeting Microsoft Corp.'s software. Two other recently posted attacks can crash or gum up Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.