• Using ‘synergistic’ antivirus to combat multi-vector viruses and worms

    Signature scanners stop many malicious threats, but they aren't enough to combat today's multi-vector viruses and worms.

    ITKE376,360 pointsBadges:
  • How to solve the growing enterprise issue of cyber menace

    This issue of Information Security offers a six-part special report on the growing threat of viruses and worms and how enterprises can best battle the never-ending cyber menace.

    ITKE376,360 pointsBadges:
  • Nimda: Setting a sinister standard?

    The nightmarish Nimda and the worms that are sure to follow in its squirmsteps will look for new ways to catch you with your pants down. SearchWin2000 is trying to fit you with a good "belt" to keep your trousers up.

    ITKE376,360 pointsBadges:
  • Blaster worms wipes out Internet connection settings

    I just found Blaster worms on my m8s Windows 2000 machine. I managed to get rid of them but now all my Internet connection settings are wiped out and I cannot make a new connection -- some remote access management control. I went into the system information and there are several references to this...

    laurapennquakers2,040 pointsBadges:
  • Forecast & Review: Exchange

    The foremost concern on everyone's mind this past year was security, security, security. Between Code Red, Nimda and the other slew of viruses, worms and Trojans that spread throughout the industry, more systems were affected in 2001 than in the last five years combined.

    ITKE376,360 pointsBadges:
  • A week of gloom and Mydoom

    Sobig.F doesn't look so big now. Last summer, that worm infected systems worldwide within a matter of days and, in the process, blazed a path to infamy as the Internet's most virulent e-mail worm. This week, Mydoom-A eclipsed that record.

    Jhogan800 pointsBadges:
  • Can IIS 6.0 take the heat?

    Microsoft's IIS 5.0 was some fine dining for worms. The company needed to make the next version less tantalizing to intruders, and more appealing to customers.

    Margie Semilof4,295 pointsBadges:
  • Worm uses Symantec tools to infiltrate SQL Server

    Considered a moderate threat, the worm gains access to Microsoft's SQL Server and SQL databases by exploiting vulnerabilities in Symantec's antivirus software.

    ITKE376,360 pointsBadges:
  • Case study: One IT department tackles security with NAP

    Fulton County's IT shop started to investigate Network Access Protection, Microsoft's new quarantine technology for laptops, after the Welchia worm brought down its network.

    Christina Torode890 pointsBadges:
  • Security woes old (worms) and new (phishing)

    Phishing may have IT security administrators worried, but it's the old threats that will pose the most dangerous security risks during the rest of 2004, said Anton Chuvakin, senior security analyst for netForensics, an Edison, N.J.-based security information management company. Keeping abreast of...

    Jan Stafford3,300 pointsBadges:

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