Latest Computer worm Stories

2009-04-14 14:19:00

SEO techniques used to manipulate search results for Ford, improving indexing of malicious pages to distribute MSAntiSpyware2009 and Anti-Virus-1 fake antiviruses GLENDALE, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, has detected a black hat Search Engine Optimization (SEO) attack using the Ford Motor Company name as bait to distribute malware on the Internet.

2009-04-09 10:15:00

The Conficker worm suddenly began its first update on infected PCs on Wednesday.

2009-04-08 11:17:26

A Microsoft Corp report published on Wednesday showed that computer users' growing fear of worms and viruses could be behind a recent spike in attacks on PCs via bogus security software.

2009-04-06 13:59:00

- The Virtumonde spyware infected more computers than any other malware - Trojans and adware continue to be the most widespread types of malware - The Conficker worm has caused most concern among security laboratories GLENDALE, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, today announced the general availability of its malware report for the first quarter of 2009.

2009-04-01 12:32:00

The Much-Feared Re-activation of Conficker on April 1st Goes Off Without a Bang GLENDALE, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware detection and analysis laboratory, predicted in a recent blog post that the malicious Conficker worm won't cause major upheaval on April 1st and advised consumers not to "get taken in by the Conficker panic" (http://pandalabs.pandasecurity.com/archive/Don_1920_t-get-taken-in-by-the-Conficker-panic.aspx).

2009-04-01 04:30:00

MAHWAH, New Jersey, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced that its customers need not worry about the threat posed by the possible reactivation of the Conficker worm planned for tomorrow 1st April 2009 due to the zero-minute network attack protection technology integrated in Radware's DefensePro network security product line. The Conficker worm first...

2009-03-31 11:25:00

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled a newly developed tool on Monday that can determine if the Conficker worm has infected a computer.

2009-03-31 07:00:00

Network Security Provider Stonesoft Advises Computer Users to be Cautious ATLANTA, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the past two years, April Fools' Day has brought technology turmoil to millions of computer users across the globe.

2009-03-28 12:27:22

On Wednesday (April Fools' Day), security experts say the fast-moving Conficker computer worm, which has infected at least 3 million PCs, is set to wreak even more havoc.

2009-03-26 13:59:00

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolexic Technologies announces that it has enhanced its global network defense systems to protect against the DDoS attack capabilities of the recently publicized Conficker worm.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.