Microsoft Joins 'Blackworm' D-Day Warning Chorus
Microsoft issued an official security advisory to back up a warning from its anti-malware researchers that the worm—known as Kama Sutra, Blackworm, MyWife.E, Nyxem.E—is programmed to "permanently corrupt a number of common document format files on the third day of every month.
When the worm activates, it destroys all Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, ZIP and PSD files on all available drives.
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