Major U.S. organizations hit by ‘Here you have’ email worm

A number of major U.S. major organizations were affected by a rapidly spreading email worm that hit inboxes worldwide beginning Thursday.

While security experts are not certain why the masterminds opted for such an old-school attack method, the outbreak appears to be fizzling out. But not before computers at NASA, the Florida Department of Transportation, ABC, Comcast, AIG, Disney and Proctor & Gamble were affected, according to tweets and public reports.

Symantec on Thursday afternoon raised its threat level to 3 out of 4, or high, based on the widespread nature of the attack, Kevin Haley, director of Symantec Security Response, told on Friday.

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