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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'
New strain bypasses administrator checks.
May 27 2011 6:33AM
Conficker still a threat, one year on
Complacency now an issue.
Nov 23 2009 11:09AM
New ransomware variant features novel payment scheme
Utilises SEO poisoning.
Nov 3 2009 12:05PM
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
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
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
The 'mebroot' rootkit has been recreated and is hitting computer hard drives.
Apr 15 2009 11:13AM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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