Nine Ball Worm Enters Hype Cycle
If someone is talking about Nine Ball to you today, it's likely not about a game of billiards. Nine Ball is the latest worm compromising Web sites and infecting unsuspecting PCs with a Trojan. Detected less than a week ago by researchers at Websense, the new worm has already compromised more than 40,000 Web sites worldwide.
Sounds serious, eh? Perhaps. But there are conflicting reports over the severity of Nine Ball.