Tag: spreads

Facebook virus spreads to Bebo 
Dec 11, 2008 | Comment Now 
A Trojan dubbed "Koobface" that has recently been hitting some users of the social network Facebook is now spreading.
 
Mobile worm spreads through networks 
By Iain Thomson | Jan 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
Experts are warning of a new worm spreading across mobile networks via Symbian phones.
 
USB Flash drive worm spreads Aids info 
By Robert Jaques | Jun 21, 2007 | Comment Now 
Worm designed to promote awareness of HIV and Aids.
 
Stiletto model malware spreads via Skype 
By Robert Jaques | Apr 18, 2007 | Comment Now 
Pykse-A worm spreads via IM component of popular VoIP application.
 
Grum worm spreads as IE7 'beta' 
By Iain Thomson | Apr 3, 2007 | Comment Now 
Spammed worm catches users who do not keep up with the news.
 
Storm virus spreads around the world 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Jan 22, 2007 | Comment Now 
Emails claiming to contain news of the fierce storms causing havoc across Europe have spread viruses to hundreds of thousands of recipients, according to a security firm.
 
Sophos spreads the latest on spam 
By Negar Salek | Nov 8, 2006 | Comment Now 
Australia has dropped to 32nd place in the quarterly list of spam producing countries, while the US remained in the number one position, security vendor Sophos reported yesterday.
 
Spoofed Microsoft site promises Internet Explorer 7, but spreads trojan 
By Frank Washkuch | Oct 19, 2006 | Comment Now 
Microsoft Internet Explorer users are being warned that one site claiming to host a new version of the web browser is not what it looks like.
 
Trojan spreads through Putin death spam 
By René Millman | Jul 13, 2006 | Comment Now 
A new spam campaign posing as a breaking news report about the death of Russian President Vladimir Putin is actually an attempt by hackers to infect computer users with a trojan.
 
New Yahoo email worm poses little harm but spreads easily 
By Dan Kaplan | Jun 12, 2006 | Comment Now 
Security teams at Symantec have identified a relatively benign, but unconventional worm that can exploit a vulnerability in Yahoo’s web mail service without any user initiation.
 
Bird flu spam spreads WMF trojan downloader  
By William Eazel | Feb 7, 2006 | Comment Now 
Security experts have warned of a new malicious email that uses social engineering playing on the growing fear of an avian flu epidemic to trick users into visiting a malicious ...
 
Bogus iTunes file spreads worm through IM  
By Melissa Loveday | Jul 22, 2005 | Comment Now 
A new worm disguised as an iTunes file is slowly infecting AOL Instant Messenger users.
 
Lethal computer virus spreads in humans 
By David Quainton | Apr 1, 2005 | Comment Now 
The first computer virus that passes from PCs to humans has been discovered in the wild. Leading anti-virus firms are putting users on high alert after Malwarlaria.B was ...
 
Lan 1 spreads word on Iomega 
Jun 23, 2004 | Comment Now 
Niche VAD LAN 1 has been busy travelling Australia to promote Iomega Rev Drive to its resellers in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
 
Sasser worm spreads rapidly across internet 
By Marcia Savage | May 3, 2004 | Comment Now 
The Sasser worm was infecting thousands of systems by exploiting a recently announced Microsoft flaw, security experts said Monday.
 
Bagle.Q spreads its code 
 
MyDoom worm spreads around world  
By Dan Ilett | Jan 27, 2004 | Comment Now 
A variation of the MiMail worm is attacking systems around the world.
 
WebCentral spreads DSL net 
By Fleur Doidge | Dec 8, 2003 | Comment Now 
In a bid to boost demand for its managed services, Queensland’s WebCentral has promised free ADSL to any customers that sign for 10 or more mailboxes before 29 February.
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Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







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Your bank
  38%
 
Your insurance company
  3%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  21%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  15%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  5%
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