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Virus Removal Software

Top 25 Virus Removal Software Apps ranks the 25 most popular application of the week, month and year based on the top downloaded and...

March 7, 2014 by The Greater Apps

From Gimmiv to Conficker: The lucrative MS08-067 flaw

GENEVA -- The critical MS08-067 vulnerability used by the Conficker worm to build a powerful botnet continues to be a lucrative security hole for cyber criminals.During a presentation at the Virus Bulletin 2009 conference here, a trio of Microsoft researchers dissected the malware attacks linked to MS08-067 and found that criminal gangs are still exploiting the flaw to plant data-theft Trojans on vulnerable Windows machines.

September 22, 2009 by

Google sponsored links spreading (scareware) rogue AV

Malware hunters at Websense Security Labs have discovered legitimate Google sponsored links being used to plant scareware programs (rogue anti-virus applications) on the computers of Windows users.In a blow-by-blow description of the rogueware attack, Websense researcher Elad Sharf shows how an innocent Google search for the Winrar file archiver and data compression utility can lead to a fake C|Net downloads.

December 16, 2008 by

ECS USB Unhide Lite

USB Unhide Lite is a lightweight and efficient piece of software developed to function as a method of revealing the hidden contents...

February 24, 2014 by Electro Computer Science

Securing your Business PC

Securing your PCs is more than just installing anti-virus software and firewalls. How would you protect your data if your hard drive is being physically removed from your PC?

August 22, 2007 by

Protegent Pro

We do not understand the importance of total protection for our PC unless we actually face a devastating data loss situation. Yes,...

September 12, 2013 by Unistal Systems

A silver lining for campus security

Fewer campuses reported security incidents and threats in 2006. Even thefts of computers containing confidential data and hacks of campus networks declined by a few percentage points, while reports of major virus or spyware infestations fell sharply.

October 10, 2006 by

RIAA to face MyDoom's music?

A slow-spreading variant of the MyDoom virus is expected to target the recording industry's Web site with a deluge of data. But the RIAA may not feel the pain.

February 20, 2004 by

MyDoom variant targets Microsoft

A new version of the mass-mailing virus hits the Net, aiming data attacks at Microsoft's Web site and interfering with an infected PC's ability to access downloadable security-software updates.

January 28, 2004 by

Klez.h takes title as world's slimiest worm

Klez.h, the voracious variant of the Klez worm, not only stole the crown for "most widely spread virus" but also accounted for more than 96 percent of all reports of virus attacks in the month of May, Moscow-based antivirus company Kaspersky Labs said on Monday. CIH and Elkern, two other viruses that have been found piggybacking on the Klez virus, have together made up another 1 percent. Data on the Web site of U.K.-based mail service provider MessageLabs indicates that Klez has surpassed SirCam as the most prolific virus. The company has intercepted more than 767,000 copies of SirCam and has caught almost 908,000 copies of Klez. --Robert Lemos, Special to ZDNet News

June 3, 2002 by

DoS worm invades Microsoft servers

The self-spreading program--dubbed DoS.Storm--infects computers, then uses them to inundate Microsoft's servers with data and email. It's a crossover between hacking and virus writing--a new trend?

June 10, 2001 by

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