“The virulent MyDoom.b worm’s attack on Microsoft.com is beginning to gather strength, reports mi2g. The worm was programmed to begin attacking the software giant’s site February 3. Though that date passed with no discernible Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, the assault has gathered strength over the weekend, the security consultants revealed this morning,” Macworld UK reports.
“‘Microsoft’s site has been intermittently inaccessible on a few occasions from major North American, European and Asian cities on Saturday and Sunday as MyDoom continued to spread relentlessly and MyDoom.b upgraded MyDoom.a infected machines,’ mi2g warns,” Macworld UK reports. “The MyDoom.b attack is