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New variant of Waledac botnet detected

New variant of Waledac botnet detected

After the original was taken down two years ago.
Feb 22 2012 8:21AM
Mac Defender variant 'requires no password'

Mac Defender variant 'requires no password'

New strain bypasses administrator checks.
May 27 2011 6:33AM
Conficker still a threat, one year on

Conficker still a threat, one year on

Complacency now an issue.
Nov 23 2009 11:09AM
New ransomware variant features novel payment scheme

New ransomware variant features novel payment scheme

Utilises SEO poisoning.
Nov 3 2009 12:05PM
New Koobface variant hits Twitter users

New Koobface variant hits Twitter users

New and improved version causing problems.
Aug 10 2009 11:14AM
Gumblar 'botnet' continues to grow as new variants detected

Gumblar 'botnet' continues to grow as new variants detected

The Gumblar attack is continuing to hit websites with new variants detected in Japan.
May 20 2009 10:20AM
Conficker E set to become dormant on May 3

Conficker E set to become dormant on May 3

Shavlik Technologies has predicted that the E variant of the Conficker worm will be killed off on the 3rd of May.
Apr 17 2009 10:08AM
New variant of mebroot detected that is harder to find and destroy

New variant of mebroot detected that is harder to find and destroy

The 'mebroot' rootkit has been recreated and is hitting computer hard drives.
Apr 15 2009 11:13AM
New variant of Conficker worm detected

New variant of Conficker worm detected

A new variant of the Conficker/Downadup worm has been detected that utilises peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing networks.
Apr 14 2009 11:33AM
Neeris worm variant imitates methods of Conficker

Neeris worm variant imitates methods of Conficker

Microsoft researchers are warning of a new malware variant that has been customised to exploit the same vulnerability as the notorious Conficker worm.
Apr 7 2009 10:47AM
Virut variant and Storm Worm dominate malware statistics in March

Virut variant and Storm Worm dominate malware statistics in March

The Virut variant was the most active file in March with 30 new vulnerabilities identified as 'critical'.
Apr 3 2009 11:55AM
New variant of RSPlug Mac trojan

New variant of RSPlug Mac trojan

A new variant of the RSPlug trojan, which targets Apple machines, was recently discovered in the wild.
Mar 31 2009 10:53AM
New Sality variant contains moneymaking twist

New Sality variant contains moneymaking twist

Users should be cautious of a new virus variant that leverages the old technique of file infection with the modern-day desire for financial gain, security researchers have warned.
Feb 20 2009 11:58AM
Koobface worm variant circulating on Facebook

Koobface worm variant circulating on Facebook

Spammed links leading to Koobface are likely to come from infected friends.
Dec 8 2008 10:29AM
SecureWorks: Commercial banking accounts targeted by Prg trojan variant

SecureWorks: Commercial banking accounts targeted by Prg trojan variant

A Russian criminal organisation known as UpLevel and its German affiliates are using a version of the Prg trojan to attack commercial banking clients, according to anti-virus vendor SecureWorks.
Dec 18 2007 9:33AM
Gozi variant contains keylogger function

Gozi variant contains keylogger function

A fresh variant of the Russian Gozi virus has attacked thousands of computers in various countries in the past month.
May 21 2007 4:09PM
Stration variant spreading through Skype

Stration variant spreading through Skype

Websense has discovered a new set of malicious code being distributed by the Stration worm through the Skype network.
Mar 26 2007 1:01AM
New Bagle variant using .zip attachments

New Bagle variant using .zip attachments

The ever-present Bagle worm again is making the rounds, this time spreading as an emailed .zip attachment encrypted with a password.
Jun 21 2006 8:49PM
Feebs variant threatening users

Feebs variant threatening users

A new variant of the W32/Feebs worm is in the wild, security firms warned this week.
Feb 23 2006 8:59PM
New variant hides 'elaborate' eBay fraud

New variant hides 'elaborate' eBay fraud

Security experts have warned web users to guard against a newly intercepted mutant of the Feebs trojan that attempts to dupe eBay users with an "elaborate" fraud.
Feb 8 2006 11:51AM

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