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2009-07-10 04:56:00

MAHWAH, New Jersey, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced it is the first to offer protection against the cyber attacks that recently caused the slowdown or crash of approximately 27 websites - government and commercial - in the US and Korea and is still ongoing. The attacks, which appear to be a variant of the MyDoom (defined as MyDoom.EA) worm...

2005-08-26 15:03:02

(Official correction changes name in second and fifth paragraph) WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Authorities in Morocco and Turkey have arrested two men for writing computer worms that disrupted networks across the United States last week, the FBI said on Friday. Farid Essebar, 18, of Morocco, and Atilla Ekici, 21, of Turkey, are believed to have written and unleashed the Zotob and Rbot worms that hit the Internet less than two weeks ago, the FBI said. The worms caused computer outages at...

2005-08-26 15:00:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Authorities in Morocco and Turkey have arrested two men for writing computer worms that disrupted networks across the United States last week, the FBI said on Friday. Farid Essebar, 18, of Morocco, and Atilla Ekici, 21, of Turkey, are believed to have written and unleashed the Zotob and Rbot worms that hit the Internet less than two weeks ago, the FBI said. The worms caused computer outages at more than 100 U.S. companies, including major media outlets like CNN, The New...

2005-08-26 14:10:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Authorities in Morocco and Turkey have arrested two men for writing computer worms that disrupted networks across the United States last week, the FBI said on Friday. Farid Essebar, 18, of Morocco, and Atilla Ekici, 21, of Turkey, are believed to have written and unleashed the Zotob and Mytob worms that hit the Internet less than two weeks ago, the FBI said. The worms caused computer outages at more than 100 U.S. companies, including major media outlets like...

2005-08-16 17:35:00

SEATTLE -- Several new computer worms were being blamed for causing computer system outages at some media outlets and companies in the United States on Tuesday. The worms, including two called "IRCBOT.WORM" and "RBOT.CBQ," exploit a recently discovered flaw in Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 2000 operating system and were causing personal computers at more than 100 U.S. companies to restart repeatedly and potentially exposed them to attackers who could take control of a system. "This is the most...

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2005-07-05 10:28:17

VERDEN, Germany -- A German teenager confessed to creating last year's Sasser worm as he went on trial Tuesday on charges including computer sabotage, a court official said. The trial of Sven Jaschan, 19, was being held behind closed doors in the northwestern town of Verden because he was a minor at the time of the offense. He entered the courthouse through a side door and did not speak to reporters. After proceedings began, Jaschan "admitted to the alleged offenses in every detail," court...


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