MyDoom Takes Down SCO

By Deane Barker on February 1, 2004

MyDoom Net Worm Scores Hit, Knocks Out SCO Site

The MyDoom Internet worm claimed its first scalp Sunday, paralyzing the Web site of American software firm SCO Group with a massive data blitz. […] The speed and severity of the attack surprised security officials. “It was spectacularly successful,” said Mikko Hypponen, research manager at Finnish anti-virus firm F-Secure.

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