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"Adore" worm squirms in Linux systems
"It seems to be a variant of the Ramen worm," said David Dittrich, security administrator for the University of Washington and an expert on digital forensics and hacking tools.
The Ramen worm, which used three well-known security flaws to infect systems using the Red Hat distribution of Linux, hit in mid-January and infected an unknown number of computers.
The vulnerabilities exploited by Ramen occur in three programs shipped with most Linux distributions and installed by default.
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