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Postby Vito Andolini » Fri Jan 14, 2005 9:33 am

Tetris game hides Cellery worm

Worm uses cult game to spread via email

Robert Jaques, vnunet.com 13 Jan 2005

A worm, dubbed Cellery-A (W32/Cellery-A), which poses as a playable version of the classic Russian computer game Tetris has been detected in the wild, security experts have warned.

The Cellery worm, which gets its name from a message it displays saying 'Chancellery', makes changes to Windows settings to ensure that it automatically runs when the operating system starts up.

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