Sorry about the off-topic post, but I figured many firewall jockeys wore
other infosec hats as well:
This may be old news, as this one's been around since early summer, but:
The Hare Krishna virus supposedly goes off tomorrow, with effects similar
to Michelangelo - i.e. over-written hard drive. The virus goes off on Aug
22 and Sept. 22.
I haven't seen a copy of this one myself, but we got an "FBI warning"
about it, so I'm assuming it's somewhat widespread.
More info at:
Not amazingly current, but it explains what this critter does.