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September 24, 2008  1:12 AM

Software for Secure Computing: Trend Micro’s RUBotted



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Botnet, IRC bot, Secure Computing, spam, Virus

I stumbled across this nifty free tool when running an online scan at Trend Micro's HouseCall site. Botnets are a big problem, accounting for most of the spam on the...

September 19, 2008  1:30 AM

Antivirus XP 2008/2009 Malware Up the Ante



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Anti-virus, Cybercrime, Malware, Virus

According to US-CERT, the cybercriminals who are foisting fake antivirus programs, such as   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 27, 2008  2:40 AM

Worm Infects International Space Station Laptops



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Opinion, Security, Virus

Houston, we have malware. (Sorry, I had to do that.) Apollo 13 had real live mechanical malfunctions that could have resulted in the mission earning a place in our space program's disaster timeline between...


August 23, 2008  2:39 AM

Oscarbot.UG Eludes Detection with Intelligent Stealth



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Anti-malware, Anti-virus, Cybercrime, Malware, Opinion, Phishing, spam, Virus

According to Panda Security, the Oscarbot.UG virus, first detected on August 17, 2008, uses...


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