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Identifies IP hosts potentially scanning a network (commonly used to detect PCs infected with a virus, trojan or worm scanning networks...

April 2, 2006 By CENSTACS

Pi faced

What is a Raspberry Pi, and why is it so deliciously priced? Is the new Conficker worm coming for your PC? What is Vodafone's network guarantee, and why are we all enemies of the internet?

March 15, 2012

Manchester City Council pays $2.4m in Conficker clean up costs

How severe can the impact of the Conficker worm be on a single city council that has apparently not implemented basic security solutions in place?Pretty severe according to a recently released a report entitled "Service interruption resulting from ICT disruption in February 2009" which details the financial costs of a Conficker incident affecting Manchester City Council's network - 1.

July 2, 2009 by

German researchers score Conficker detection breakthrough

Just days ahead of an April 1st activation date for the Conficker worm squirming through the Windows operating system, security researchers at the Honeynet Project have scored a major breakthrough, finding a way to fingerprint the malware on infected networks.Now, with the help of Dan Kaminsky and Rich Mogull, off-the-shelf network scanning vendors have the ability remotely (and anonymously) detect Conficker infections.

March 30, 2009 by

Facebook security warning leaves users confused

Facebook today sent out a security warning to some of its users alerting them that their passwords have been changed due to alleged suspicious activities happening on their accounts.The email appears to be a reaction from the social network due to the newest appearance of Koobface, a worm that preys on the paranoia of users and leverages seemingly trusted redirects to infect its victims.

December 5, 2008 by

Facebook worm finds a friend in Google Reader

The Facebook worm that has been squirming its way through the popular social network now has a new friend -- Google Reader.According to researchers at Fortinet, the worm's creators are wrapping Google's RSS reader around fake video downloads as part of a strategy to strengthen the social engineering component of the attack.

October 28, 2008 by

First prediction for 2008 to come true

Google's social network, Orkut, has been attacked by a worm that uses "scrap book" messages to propogate. It's only action is to spread and add Orkut members to a group called "infected by the Orkut virus.

December 19, 2007 by

Jail time for UK hackers

Two men sentenced to jail for their roles in creating self-replicating TK worm that created a rogue network of compromised PCs.

October 7, 2005 by

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