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Source: SecurityProNews - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security A new variation on the Slapper and Scalper worms has crept into the Linux lines. Most major security companies have picked up on it and have issued bulletins. Linux doesn't get hit as often as Windows but it does get hit. While this worm isn't considered life threatening, it can be quite annoying.

Symantec has named this grub Plupii. McAfee, TrendMicro, ClamAV and Computer Associates call it Lupper. Kapersky calls it Regardless of the name it does the same thing. It opens a back door on the computer and generates URLs in order to scan for other computers to infect.

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