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31 Oct   Virus News

The Virus Top Twenty for October 2001

Position Virus Percentage by occurrence 1 I-Worm.Sircam 44,9% 2 I-I-Worm.Hybris (Family) 14,6% 3 I-Worm.Anset 5,2% 4 I-Worm.Magistr.a 3,8%...

29 Oct   Virus News

"Nimda" Is Breeding

<p>Since "Nimda" was discovered on September 18, 2001 Kaspersky Labs has detected 5 more modifications of this network worm. Some of them have already been seen "in-the-wild" but fortunately none of them has caused an epidemic compared to the original one. Kaspersky Labs recommends users to carefully read the descriptions of the recently discovered Nimda modifications and to download the latest Kaspersky<sup>TM</sup> Anti-Virus database updates to prevent infection. </p>

24 Oct   Virus News

A New Internet Worm Terrorizes German Users

Kaspersky Labs, an international an international data-security software developer announces the detection of a new Internet-worm "Anset" spreading via e-mail and disguising itself as a new version of a German anti-trojan scanner "ANTS". Up to date Kaspersky Labs registered many reports of the worm...

22 Oct   Virus News

"More details on I-Worm.Kiray"

This is a worm virus that spreads via the Internet using Microsoft Outlook. The worm appears as an email message with the attached file Kiray.EXE. When the EXE-file is run the worm modify some of the keys in the system registry: HKCR\exefile\shell\open\command\ ""="c:...

17 Oct   Virus News

Beware of the Bogus Patches

<p><i>"Redesi" worm disguises itself as a security patch for Microsoft products</i></p> <p>Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, reports the detection of a dangerous new Internet-worm "Redesi" that spreads via e-mail and disguises its malicious intentions as a security patch for Microsoft products.</p>

16 Oct   Virus News

An Outbreak of Anthrax on the Internet?

Is this just the beginning? Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, reports that two new Internet worms are making the rounds, trying to spread under the guise of important information about the anthrax virus. It is obvious that malefactor(s) have callously taken advantage...

16 Oct   Virus News

WebMoney Users Are Once Again in a "High-Risk" Group

The latest Trojan program goes after WebMoney purses. Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, announces the detection of the new Trojan, "KWM," which allows malefactors imperceptibly to control infected computers and gain access to the personal payment accounts of WebMoney...

14 Oct   Virus News

October 16: The Apocalypse is Postponed

SirCam's destructive function is not triggered on October 16, which is just like any other day. According to announcements made by a number of media sources, tomorrow, October 16, a new wave of incidences connected with the widespread, destructive, malicious Internet worm "SirCam" is supposed to...

10 Oct   Virus News

The Latest Kaspersky Reports (#24)

Kaspersky Labs announces the release of the latest "Kaspersky Reports" Kaspersky Labs is pleased to announce the release of the latest "Kaspersky Reports," informing our readers and users of the latest viruses in our Virus Encyclopedia. The following is a content list, and by clicking on the name of...

01 Oct   Virus News

The Virus Top Twenty for September 2001

positionviruspercentage by occurrence1I-Worm.Sircam 53.5 %2I-Worm.Hybris.b 18.5%3 I-Worm.Nimda3.6%4I-Worm.Magistr 2.6%5I-Worm.HappyTime 1.3%6 JS.Trojan.Seeker-based1.2%7I-Worm.Magistr.b1.1%8Worm.Hai0.7%9I-Worm.Roach0.4%10I-Worm.Hybris.d 0.3%11I-Worm.MTX 0.3%12Trojan.PSW.Unite.d 0.3%13I-Worm.Apost 0.3%14I-Worm.Hybris.gen 0.2%15Backdoor.IRC.Critical0.2%16I-Worm.LoveLetter0.2%17Trojan.PSW.Coced.236.e 0.2%18PS-MPC-based 0.2%19Trojan.Win32.VirtualRoot0.2%20Macro.Office.Toraja.b0.2%

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