worms

Conficker renders gaol CCTV footage tampered evidence

Conficker renders gaol CCTV footage tampered evidence

Unpatched systems, software update, at fault.
Sep 19 2012 4:05PM
AutoRun worms most common malware during Q1 2010

AutoRun worms most common malware during Q1 2010

Spam volume increases by 5%.
May 19 2010 1:49PM
Facebook and MySpace attacked by new worms

Facebook and MySpace attacked by new worms

New worms attacking social networking sites Facebook and MySpace have been uncovered.
Aug 5 2008 9:38AM
IBM worms its way into African economy... with chocolate

IBM worms its way into African economy... with chocolate

The latest corporate giant trying to get its teeth into Africa has come up with a novel approach: woo the locals with chocolate.
Jun 28 2008 12:01PM
Boffins tackle random scanning worms

Boffins tackle random scanning worms

Scientists may have found a new way to combat random scanning internet worms such as the notorious Code Red and SQL Slammer infections.
Jun 5 2008 10:17PM
BSA warns Aussie businesses about software piracy ‘can of worms’

BSA warns Aussie businesses about software piracy ‘can of worms’

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) is urging Australian IT managers to better examine their security policies and software assets to make sure they aren’t sitting on a dangerous ‘can of worms’ of software piracy.
May 29 2008 4:46PM
McAfee: Lua worms target gamers, each other

McAfee: Lua worms target gamers, each other

Online gaming buffs could be at heightened risk for attack, McAfee has warned, after Avert Labs received several worms implemented in the "Lua" scripting language used mostly in gaming codes.
Aug 23 2006 8:57PM
'Evolved' worms target all IM networks

'Evolved' worms target all IM networks

Threat growing rapidly, experts warn.
Aug 11 2006 1:47PM
Wireless worms threaten laptop users

Wireless worms threaten laptop users

Worms could travel through the airwaves and infect laptops, according to security experts.
Aug 2 2006 1:58PM
World Cup worms entice soccer fans

World Cup worms entice soccer fans

The World Cup continues to generate opportunities for malware creators to spread their work, experts warned yesterday.
Jun 21 2006 4:24PM
Two new World Cup worms appear

Two new World Cup worms appear

Two new email worms are exploiting interest in the World Cup to attack computers and turn them into part of a botnet.
Jun 21 2006 11:46AM
Worms turn to top malware threat list

Worms turn to top malware threat list

For the ninth month running, Sdbot.ftp has topped the list of the most prevalent global IT security threats, according to a newly published monitoring report.
Mar 3 2006 9:33AM
Plague of mutant worms targets IM systems

Plague of mutant worms targets IM systems

Instant Messaging (IM) systems are coming under sustained attack from a record number of mutant worms, security watchers have warned.
Nov 18 2005 10:27AM
Compliance more of a worry for IT than viruses, worms

Compliance more of a worry for IT than viruses, worms

Compliance is more of a concern for IT professional than worms and viruses, according to a new survey.
Nov 2 2005 4:29PM
Worms twist to a new tune

Worms twist to a new tune

August’s exploits point to a new level of ability in worms and hackers, says Gunter Ollmann
Sep 5 2005 3:00PM
Worms steal gamers' "items"

Worms steal gamers' "items"

Hackers are taking advantage in the popularity of online games by creating a worm that steals player information.
Aug 24 2005 4:19PM
PC users pin blame on Microsoft for latest worms

PC users pin blame on Microsoft for latest worms

A web poll of more than 1,000 business PC users shows that while most hold virus writers responsible for the recent computer worms, a good portion assign blame for the malware to Microsoft.
Aug 18 2005 10:42PM
IM worms targets Star Wars fans

IM worms targets Star Wars fans

A couple of new instant messaging worms are targeting Star Wars fans, according to an IM security company.
May 25 2005 5:32PM
IM worms on the increase

IM worms on the increase

Worms propagating via instant messaging (IM) applications are on the increase according to a new study.
Apr 20 2005 12:55PM
$25k Mac virus comp opens can of worms

$25k Mac virus comp opens can of worms

Following yesterday’s news that a competition to infect two G5 PowerMac computers running Mac OS X with a virus had been shelved, the Mac community has reacted angrily to what it sees as a publicity stunt.
Mar 30 2005 11:22AM

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