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There are multiple robots out there that can perform a variety of functions. Just yesterday, we saw a robot that can perform Jewish mourning rituals. If a robot can perform religious rites, surely it can also move like a worm. Researchers at MIT, Harvard and Seoul National University must have thought the exact same thing. Meet Meshworm, it’s a robot …
The computer virus, or just malware in general, is unique among computer programs because it evolves just like a real virus. It can change and mutate into stronger viruses that can cripple your computer and make you spend hundreds of dollars on malware software that may not even do anything. All the computer virus carnage had to start somewhere, but …
It’s natural for viruses to mutate in nature and become stronger over time. The scary thing is that it’s now happening to computer viruses. Mutating viruses are nothing new, they are used to infect machines in a way that can’t be stopped by traditional anti-virus software. The problem comes in with a new report from Softwin, the Romania based anti-virus …
Spam comprised 95 percent of all email traffic in 2007 according to anti-spam company SpamStopsHere.
Spammers experimented with attaching encoded messages in a variety of file formats including MP3, Zip, Excel, Word and PDF. MP3 spam proved to be short lived. Spammers attached MP3 files named after popular songs and artists. When a recipient opened the attachment an electronic voice delivered a message promoting a stock for a particular company.
The ever-popular Sober worm is making the rounds again in a new and exciting format. The ugly little worm is circulating through email and it looks all nice and official because someone is receiving email from either the FBI or the CIA. Many may ask what they’ve done wrong to warrant attention from the FBI or CIA. Nothing much really you just happen to have an email account.
Security companies have identified a variant of the Forbot worm that targets Windows servers with MySQL, an open database software package, installed.
There are two new malicious email worms traveling around the internet this Halloween weekend, so be careful. One is designed to attack the infected computer, while the other is designed to execute a denial of service attack.
No, you can’t get SARS online, but anti-virus experts are warning of a new computer virus that spreads via e-mail by exploiting growing anxiety over the deadly infectious disease.
These are the days of attacks – virus attacks, terrorist attacks, social, political, religious attacks.
The latest worm to hit the Net is the Nimda worm, which is ADMIN spelled backwards. Most of the targets are (but of course!), IIS-servers and Outlook Express users.
A new e-mail worm has surfaced that purports to show screensavers of U.S. spy satellite pictures of Iraq or animations that are either patriotic or that mock President Bush, a computer security company warned Thursday. The worm, dubbed Ganda-A, spreads by sending itself to e-mail addresses on an infected machine and tries to disable anti-virus and other security software and infect certain files on the hard disk, according to Sophos.