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Breaking Update: ByteMarx Virus Targets Computing Devices with “Zombification”

WatchGuard’s LiveSecurity team has discovered an alarming new strain of computer virus that is plaguing devices of all types, and even spreading to household electronics such as microwaves, electric toothbrushes and coffee makers. The new threat, known colloquially as ByteMarx (based on its file attachment ByteMarx.exe), is spreading rapidly throughout North America and Europe, and several recent cases have been reported in Australia and Southeast Asia. WatchGuard security experts have reported that this new malware could signal the initial stages of a cyber zombie network apocalypse

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Breaking Update: ByteMarx Virus Targets Computing Devices with “Zombification”
April 1, 2013 — Category: Security Alerts