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30 Aug   Virus News

"Cuerpo": A Stealth Worm with Perfected Spreading Technology

Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, announces the detection of the new polymorphic Internet worm, "Cuerpo." KL has already received several reports of infections perpetrated by this malicious program. It is important to note that because of the effective integrated...

19 Aug   Virus News

Attention MSN Messenger Users!

Infections by the Internet worm "Newpic" have been registered Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, announces the registration of computer infections by the Internet worm "Newpic," which are spreading via the popular MSN Messenger pager network. The current malicious...

10 Aug   Virus News

CodeRed Could Halt Network Equipment Operation

A breach in the Cisco equipment system security is detected, with IBM and Xerox also under suspicion The world's largest telecommunications equipment producer, Cisco, has released the following information stating that the CodeRed Internet worm could cause a disturbance in the operation in several...

09 Aug   Virus News

Is It Better to End It All Because of a Bug?

SANS makes its "recommendation" for getting rid of CodeRed II - We don't agree The uproar surrounding the CodeRed Internet worm and its variants continues to generate new and sometimes confusing rumors and opinions. On the 7th of August, SANS, the US-based Institute for System Administration,...

08 Aug   Virus News

PDF Has Fallen Victim to the Internet Worm "Peach"

Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, announces the detection of the Internet worm "Peach" that utilizes PDF files (Adobe Acrobat) for spreading. "Peach" is an average malicious script program written in Visual Basic Script (VBS) programming language. Its distinctive...

05 Aug   Virus News

A New CodeRed Modification Carries a Trojan in Its Pocket

Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software developer, announces the detection of a new variant of the "CodeRed" ("Bady") Internet worm. Unlike the two previous worm variants, CodeRed.c installs a Trojan program on an infected computer that opens general access to C: and D: drives. A new...

02 Aug   Virus News

Rumors Surrounding the "Code Red" Epidemic Are Just That - Rumors; However, "SirCam" Is Still an Epidemic

As previously reported, some US and British organizations spread the word at the beginning of this week about a possible repeat of the "Bady" (Code Red) Internet-worm epidemic. As a result of the announcement being reported throughout the world, the facts were distorted, causing a real panic amongst...

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