A New Level of Coordination in Malware – the Birth of “Sithware”?

3 Jun ’05

Every week a new wonder and a new worry.

The worry of the week is a malware attack that Computer Associates calls a “remarkably sophisticated attack” – essentially, a coordinated attack using multiple pieces of malware to ‘zombify’ affected PC’s.

I’d like to coin a new phrase, please. Something to describe truly depraved malware attacks. Something that captures the unmitigated evil of preying on people this way.

How about “sithware”?

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