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2008-11-11 15:00:09

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a leading provider of IT security solutions, today announced that PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware detection and analysis laboratory, has detected Boface.G, a new worm that uses the Facebook and MySpace social networks to spread. The Boface.G worm posts a link on the infected users' profile or contacts panel of a fake YouTube video. Alternatively, it sends the infected users' contacts a private message with the link. When users...

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2005-08-15 05:40:00

SINGAPORE -- A new Internet virus has been detected that can infect Microsoft's Windows platforms faster than previous computer worms, said an anti-virus computer software maker. The ZOTOB virus appeared shortly after the world's largest software maker warned of three newly found "critical" security flaws in its software, including one that could allow attackers to take complete control of a computer. The latest worm exploits security holes in Microsoft's Windows 95, 98, ME, NE, 2000 and XP...