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Apr 9 2008   3:43PM GMT

Overheard: Is Kraken buzz just Damballa’s attempt to make a name for itself?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

“Many folks in the anti-virus and broader Internet security space say Damballa is trying to make a name for itself by hyping this threat, and that Kraken is nothing more than a renamed and repackaged “Bobax,” a worm of similar lineage and methods that was discovered several years ago.”

Brian Krebs, Kraken Spawns a Clash of the Titans

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