Latest Computer worm Stories

2011-03-03 12:22:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that during the month of February, data gathered by Panda ActiveScan, the company's free online scanner, found that only 39 percent of computers scanned in February were infected with malware, compared to 50 percent last month.

2011-02-15 12:52:40

Security researchers have found that a powerful Internet worm repeatedly targeted five industrial facilities in Iran over 10 months.

2011-02-09 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, announced findings today based on data from scans completed by Panda ActiveScan, the free online scanner offered by Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company.

2011-01-26 08:45:00

A team of cybersecurity experts were able to prevent the Conficker computer worm from activating, but the malware program remains on millions of computers worldwide.

2011-01-14 08:30:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WatchGuard Technologies Highlights / News Facts: WatchGuard Technologies' security analysts provide their 2011 security predictions: 10) "APT" Becomes Security Acronym of the Year - Heard of "APTs" (advanced persistent threats) yet? You will in 2011.

2011-01-12 11:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every month hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting computer users are faced by the inconveniences, complications and data loss that can come with Trojan horses, worms and email viruses.

2010-12-20 14:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, is closing the year with a look at some of the unique and noteworthy viruses that have appeared over the last twelve months.

2010-12-02 13:49:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, today announced that cyber-criminals are exploiting Twitter to spread malware using festive-themed messages.

2010-11-24 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, reported today that one-third of all malware in existence was created in the first 10 months of 2010.

2010-11-10 09:38:00

MEDINA, Ohio, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Antivirus and security firm Thirtyseven4, LLC cautions that despite two-year-old, readily available virus definitions for I-Worm.Kido (Conficker), Conficker remains a serious threat to school systems across the United States.

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