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Cabir Virus Appearing On U.S. Mobile Phones

The Cabir virus, which is believed to have originated in the Philippines, has been slowly making its way across the globe.

Cabir Virus Targets Mobile Phones

A mobile phone virus originating from the Philippines is spreading to multiple countries, which to some, officially signifies the beginning of the mobile virus era.

Lexus Talks to a Blog to Squash Virus Rumors

ZDNet reports that car maker Lexus denied that the Cabir wireless worm poses a risk to the Bluetooth-capable navigation systems featured in some of its vehicles …

New Cell Phone Virus Discovered

F-Secure, a Finnish Internet security company, has discovered a new cell phone virus called Lasco.A. The virus spreads via Bluetooth technology and by attaching itself to files contained on mobile phones.

Web Worm Uses Google To Spread Virus

Gary Price at the Search Engine Watch forum has details of a new web worm that uses Google to spread.

Cell Phones Not as Secure as You Think
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People are starting to become aware of the fact that cell phones are just as vulnerable as computers when it comes to hackers.

City Uses iQ Networking for Spam and Virus Elimination

Qwest Communications International announced that the city of Missoula, Mont., has selected Qwest’s wide area networking (WAN) solution, known as iQ Networking, to help it control and eliminate unwanted spam and viruses that present a strain on the city’s network.

Fallout From The MyDoom Search Engine Attack

On Monday, July 26, 2004, the major search engines were hit by a variant of the MyDoom virus. This particular version of the virus sniffs out email addresses and domains from infected computers and proceeds to query the major search engines in order to locate more addresses attached to the discovered domain.

Alien Intruders!

You probably didn’t casually invite, or extend a formal attendance request to, these undesirables known as viruses.

How to get rid of new Sobig.F virus?

As you know, this time the virus under the name Sobig.F has wreaked quite havoc! No doubt, many of us have suffered from this recent virus outbreak.

Virus ALERT – VERY IMPORTANT FOR WINDOWS XP/2000 USERS

I have received over 2 dozen calls on Monday, Aug.11, 2003 concerning people with Windows XP that contains an error that states there was in an error in the RPC and the system will reboot.

How to Multiply Your Marketing Like a Virus

The big talk on the Internet these days is about “Melissa” and its copycat versions, such as “I Love You.” No, it’s not an adult oriented website or some new software game but a virus. And the devious (or perhaps even brilliant) way it works is that, after opening the email attachment, it sends more virus-infected emails to the first fifty people in your address book without your knowledge.

Computer Virus Warning Signs

If you’re conversant with computer code, looking at the actual strings of code in a suspect program can help spot suspicious or out of place commands. But even if don’t know your way around codes it may help to look at the contents of a data file anyway. Strange messages are commonly inserted by virus writers and can be read within the code. Look at a data file with a word processing program and search for these.

Unleashing an Ebay Virus

So you’ve built your website, optimized all of your keywords, created great content, and studied all the traffic-building techniques until you are blind from staying up until two in the morning. You’ve read the ebooks, bought the packages, set up autosurf programs, and even tried safelists, but the traffic you get is not rush hour. It’s a trickle. Let me suggest something.

Spam and virus havoc drive security spending

The universal problems of spam email and viruses mean companies that specialise in software, hardware and services for the security industry could see stronger growth this year than counterparts in other technology fields, according to speakers at this week’s RSA Conference 2003 in San Francisco.

Virus Basics

Everyday computer users are at risk by a computer virus. A computer virus is a computer program that will reproduce itself. It does this by copying itself into other files that are on the computer. The virus may be a little harmless prank or cause data loss. It is up to the computer user to stop a computer virus from spreading.

Frequently Asked Computer Security Questions

Working on the Internet provides Internet marketers with the opportunity to make a living in the comfort of their own home. However, as your business is completely reliant upon your computer, you must take the necessary steps to ensure your computer is safe.

Most Common Viruses According To SARC

Viruses are becoming more and more prevalent everyday (as if you didn’t already know that…). This being the case, I decided to compile a list of the most common viruses according to SARC (see below), along with links on detection and removal procedures for each. It seemed that having this information in one place could be very helpful for those of you that have to deal with these viruses.

This Good Marketing Virus Just Spreads and Spreads!
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Catching a virus on the internet can be a very scary thing – unless, of course, it’s a marketing virus – in which case it’s really a very, very good thing!