Latest Computer worm Stories

2009-01-21 11:34:00

Infections detected in more than 80 countries; United States, Taiwan and Brazil are among the most affected regions GLENDALE, Calif., Jan.

2009-01-19 11:16:00

- At least 40 sites are falsely announcing Barack Obama's resignation as President of the United States - Users will unknowingly download several malicious files to their computers if they download file to read story - Files turn infected computer into a 'zombie' remotely controlled by cyber-crooks GLENDALE, Calif., Jan.

2009-01-19 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Zscaler, the industry-first, multi-tenant SaaS security service, announced today that it has deployed proactive protections to combat the rapidly spreading Conficker (aka Downadup) worm.

2009-01-16 15:20:00

Security Patch and Passwords Defend Against the Downadup Worm More than 10 Million Computers Infected This Week WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A complex computer worm has infected corporate networks and has affected more than 10 million computers this week, experts say.

2009-01-14 08:59:54

Thanks to an ingenious new strategy devised by researchers at University of California, Davis and Intel Corporation, computer network administrators might soon be able to mount effective, low-cost defenses against self-propagating infectious programs known as worms.

2009-01-12 11:32:00

- Conficker is a family of worms that exploits vulnerability on Microsoft Windows in order to spread - It is designed to download other variants of malware on the infected machine and allows attackers to execute remote code on an infected machine - It spreads via USB Devices - Panda Security users are protected against attacks from this malware GLENDALE, Calif., Jan.

2009-01-08 09:01:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, today announced the general availability of its 2008 annual report. Last year PandaLabs detected an average of 35,000 malware samples each day, 22,000 of which were new infections.

2008-12-22 07:00:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- IronKey, maker of the world's most secure flash drive, today announced the availability of its patent-pending USB anti-worm malware protection capabilities.

2008-12-16 07:00:00

PandaLabs Finds P2PShared.U Worm Working its Way onto the Computers of Unsuspecting Diners Looking for a Deal GLENDALE, Calif., Dec.

2008-12-03 07:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading provider of IT security solutions, today announced the availability of a guide containing practical tips to help consumers safely do their holiday shopping online.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.