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Sophisticated Viruses Update Each Other
2013-07-01 13:26:53

According to Hyon Choi of Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center, the viruses known as Vobfus and Beebone work in concert with each other to not only download newer variants of one another but also avoid most antivirus software.

2013-04-10 23:18:47

The California-based firm, Fixnow has served thousands of clients since its establishment in the year 2000.

Apple Flashback Virus Weakening
2012-04-13 04:08:48

Kaspersky Lab has found that the Flashback Trojan is weakening, infecting as many as 270,000 Apple computers around the world.

2011-05-12 05:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A universal law enforcement axiom states that criminals prefer to trespass through vulnerable open or unlocked doors or windows.

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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.

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.

2010-08-26 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's antimalware laboratory, has discovered that in 2010, 25 percent of new worms have been specifically designed to spread through USB storage devices connected to computers.

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2010-07-28 13:00:00

A 23-year-old computer hacker known as Iserdo has been arrested in Slovenia.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.