Latest Conficker Stories

2010-07-07 05:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman, a leading global security innovator serving single consumer desktops to complex corporate and government networks, today issued a report detailing top security Internet threat trends for 2010. "Cyber criminals are putting increasing emphasis on using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter as effective 'spread mechanisms' for malicious software," said Arvid Gomez, Norman vice president, OEM and Technology.

2010-03-03 07:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA CONFERENCE 2010 -- According to IT security firms Panda Security and Defence Intelligence, the Mariposa botnet, a massive network of infected computers designed to steal sensitive information, has been shutdown and three suspected criminals accused of operating the botnet have been arrested by Spanish law enforcement.

2010-01-05 07:30:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has published its Annual Malware Report, which reviews the major incidents and events concerning IT security in 2009.

2009-12-30 07:30:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has published its 2009 Virus Yearbook, examining the most intriguing malicious codes to emerge over the last 12 months.

2009-12-09 08:00:00

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The latest State of the Internet 2009 report issued today by CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA) states that the most notable 2009 online threats were rogue/fake security software, major search engines, social networks and Web 2.0 threats.

2009-11-02 09:00:00

Microsoft Corp today released the seventh volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIRv7), which indicates that worm infections in the enterprise rose by nearly 100 percent during the first half of 2009 over the preceding six months.

2009-09-09 07:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that PandaLabs, the company's laboratory for detecting and analyzing malware, has issued a ranking of the most dangerous threats to home and business users of the last 20 years.

2009-08-27 06:41:39

A powerful global software problem still mystifies top security experts eager to do away with it and trace its origins and purpose, observers say. The program is known as Conficker and it reportedly has exposed serious weaknesses as it used flaws in Windows to create a virtual, shadowy computer system in more than 200 countries, The New York Times reports.

2009-08-04 18:57:05

The Conficker botnet, released as an April Fools' joke, seems to still be around, a U.S. computer security officer said. ABC News reported more than 5.5 million computers remain infected by the convincingly written rogue computer code that contained a vague threat April 1.

2009-06-29 08:30:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Faronics is proud to announce that a new version of Deep Freeze is now available --just in time to showcase to attendees of NECC 2009 and to mark the 10th birthday of Deep Freeze! Over the years Faronics' flagship system consistency software has gained a number of innovative features that have enhanced the bulletproof reboot-to-restore protection it has offered since day one.

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