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Malware writers piggyback on 9/11 anniversary

Malware writers piggyback on 9/11 anniversary

SEO poisoning reaches new low.
Sep 14 2009 10:17AM
Malware writers go for your gold during the Olympics

Malware writers go for your gold during the Olympics

Malware purveyors are embracing the upcoming Olympic games wholeheartedly.
Aug 7 2008 2:20PM
Malware writers go for your gold during the Olympics

Malware writers go for your gold during the Olympics

Malware purveyors are embracing the upcoming Olympic games wholeheartedly.
Aug 7 2008 10:37AM
Malware writers cash in on Olympics

Malware writers cash in on Olympics

A video file laced with a malicious rootkit is the latest attempt by hackers to cash in on the Beijing Olympics..
Apr 16 2008 7:45AM
Malware writers team up for virus testing

Malware writers team up for virus testing

Cyber-criminals and malware writers are looking for ways to test their creations before distributing them, according to research carried out by security firm PandaLabs..
Mar 3 2008 7:19AM
Malware writers gear up for bumper 2008

Malware writers gear up for bumper 2008

Security experts have warned users to focus on securing their whole online lifestyle in 2008.
Jan 21 2008 6:58AM
Writers' strike boosts online video traffic

Writers' strike boosts online video traffic

The writers' strike in the US has led to an increase in the number of online videos being watched, according to Nielsen Online..
Jan 14 2008 6:55AM
Malware writers exploit Bhutto killing

Malware writers exploit Bhutto killing

The assassination of former Pakistan president Benazir Bhutto has become the latest hook to lure users to malicious websites..
Jan 7 2008 2:06PM
Malware writers trying for touchdown with NFL-themed Storm Worm

Malware writers trying for touchdown with NFL-themed Storm Worm

Are you ready for some malware? The ubiquitous Storm Worm hit the US gridiron over the weekend when attackers, through mass emails, attempted to dupe NFL fans into visiting a malicious website promising information about the season's opening weekend.
Sep 11 2007 2:33PM
Paris Hilton is malware writer's choice

Paris Hilton is malware writer's choice

Paris Hilton has topped the list of celebrities used by malware writers to tempt users into downloading a virus.
Aug 16 2007 6:31AM
Sci-fi writers advise US government

Sci-fi writers advise US government

A group of science fiction writers has been advising the Department of Homeland Security about future threats to the US.
Jun 4 2007 12:39PM
Virus writers target Australian PM

Virus writers target Australian PM

Security experts have warned of a virus being distributed via email claiming that the Australian Prime Minister has had a serious heart attack.





Feb 20 2007 8:59AM
Code writers’ responsibility

Code writers’ responsibility

Last month, David Litchfield, managing director of security software company NGS Software, wrote an open letter to Bugtraq criticizing the way Oracle had handled patching a series of flaws in its database products. He urged Oracle's customers to complain to the company demanding "a better security response."
Nov 11 2005 11:16AM
Virus writers and hackers change tactics

Virus writers and hackers change tactics

For some time now, Kaspersky Lab has been tracking a shift in virus writers' tactics. The relative decline in the number of global epidemics during the last year signals a move away from the use of mass attacks on users worldwide. Instead, attacks are becoming more localized.
Aug 22 2005 10:53AM
Swift virus writers wheel out one-week worm

Swift virus writers wheel out one-week worm

Hackers have created a worm that exploits Microsoft vulnerabilities, including one that was only announced last week.
Aug 15 2005 10:52AM
Mobile phones are soft targets for virus writers

Mobile phones are soft targets for virus writers

Malware targeting mobile devices is evolving too fast for security technology to keep up.
Feb 18 2005 8:13PM
Anti-spyware opens new gates for virus writers

Anti-spyware opens new gates for virus writers

Virus writers have created a cunning new virus that combines a trojan horse and phishing techniques to cash in on Microsoft’s mooted anti-spyware product.
Jan 20 2005 12:36PM
Virus writers approach zero day exploits

Virus writers approach zero day exploits

Four days was all virus writers needed to take advantage of the latest Internet Explorer vulnerability. Mydoom AG, which sends links to a website unwittingly hosted by an infected PC, has capitalised on a weakness only announced on Friday.
Nov 9 2004 12:43PM
Malware writers out for profit

Malware writers out for profit

Virus statistics from October indicate that malware writers are shifting their goal from fame to profit, according to antivirus vendor Trend Micro.
Nov 4 2004 11:54AM
Netsky writers claim Sasser as own

Netsky writers claim Sasser as own

Authors of the Netsky worm are claiming responsibility for the Sasser worm that has infected thousands of computers.
May 6 2004 9:27AM

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