Hacker Writes .Net Worm - To Prove Women Can

A hacker who goes by the handle "Gigabyte" has written a worm that she says targets Microsofts .Net system. the virus was written partly in C-sharp.

It has been called the "Sharpei" worm and Gigabyte says she wrote it to prove that women can write viruses too as a social point.

The worm has not been spread in the wild so far, but a copy was sent to Sophos by the maker to let them know.