MyDoom causes $3 Billion in damages as SCO offers $250k reward

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London, UK - 28 January 2004, 13:00 GMT - The MyDoom email virus and Trojan Horse malware has now spread to over 170 countries across the globe and has climbed to become the 9th worst malware of all time in less than 48 hours according to the ranking table maintained by the mi2g Intelligence Unit, the world leader in digital risk. As reports of mass infections continue to filter through to mi2g, MyDoom is estimated to have caused nearly $3 billion of economic damage worldwide so far in terms of loss of business, bandwidth clogging, productivity erosion, management time reallocation and cost of recovery.


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