Posted by Virus Bulletin on Jan 19, 2003
VB predicts: 'Beagle's bark worse than its bite', 'Beware of Bagles in the morning', 'The Beagle has landed', ad nauseam.
At first glance, W32/Bagle.A is not a particularly interesting virus from a technical point of view. Or, indeed, at at second glance. It is, however, tipped to be big, with vendors pointing out that it is already spreading fast and, like last year's Sobig, has a built-in expiry date - possibly suggesting that improved versions will be released over the course of time.