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"ZOTOB" Computer Worm Warning Goes Out

"ZOTOB" Computer Worm Warning Goes Out

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(KSL News) -- Experts detect a new worm affecting Microsoft's windows operating system. The new worm is called "ZOTOB."

It uses holes in the security of Windows 95 all the way through to Windows X-P, and allows attackers access to your P-C.

The worm get into your Window system through the internet. It tinkers with the system host file to stop users from getting access to security websites. It can also give attackers control over your operating system.

Security companies are warning users to leave their firewalls on high alert and to keep anti-virus software updated.

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