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2009-04-01 15:10:00

The dreaded Conficker Internet worm became more aggressive in communicating with its creators on Wednesday, as the malicious code reached the April 1st trigger date upon which it was set to modify itself to become harder to stop.

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2008-06-05 14:04:07

Scientists may have found a new way to combat the most dangerous form of computer virus. The method automatically detects within minutes when an Internet worm has infected a computer network.

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2005-07-07 14:08:45

Prosecutors have asked for a two-year suspended jail sentence for the man who wrote the Sasser Internet worm that wreaked havoc in big businesses and homes worldwide last year, a German court said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.