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Posts Tagged ‘worms’

Malware threat on increase according to Microsoft report

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

The threat from worms and Trojans is on the increase, according to a bi-annual report from software giant Microsoft. (more…)

Just what is an internet worm?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

The Conficker or Downadup worm has been taking the headlines in the past few months, with a $250,000 bounty currently on the head of the man responsible for unleashing a bug that eventually hit an estimated 15 million PCs, making it one of the most widespread infections since the SQL Slammer in 2003. (more…)

Conficker worm infects 9 million and counting

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Around nine million PC’s around the world could be infected with the Conficker worm virus and there are warnings that the number could grow even further in the coming days. (more…)