p2pnet.net News:- Close to 4,000 buyers of Creative Zen Neeon mobiles may now be the proud owners of music players shipped with a virus.
Or as a Google beta translation of a Creative press release puts it, “It was verified that it is the possibility the extermination possible worm type virus of the risk which is called to the player itself of Creative Zen of the digital audio player who it was produced was shipped from shipment preparation and late July this each time in our company Neeon ‘W32.Wullik.B@mm’ having mixed low.”
W32.Wullik.B@mm is a mass-mailing worm that tries to send itself to contacts in the Outlook address book. "The worm makes numerous copies of itself in random locations, and moves to a new location when Windows Explorer browses to the folder from which it runs," says Symantec. "It can spread to floppy disks and shared network drives under some conditions."
“As for this case with only the specific lot of the factory where production is started anew with the obstacle which occurs, Creative Zen Neeon which has the possibility of receiving the influence of the worm allots and becomes under 1 percent of total number which it was produced was shipped from shipment preparation and or late July (the shipment to Japan from the corresponding lot 5% or less among approximately 3,700) with,” says Creative in Google.
Infected Neeons are apparently within the M1PF1230528000001M – M1PF1230533001680Q serial number range.
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Creative – Creative Zen Neeon, August 26, 2005