Posts Tagged ‘Viruses And Worms’

31,98% of Computers worldwide Infected

Security Software Company PandaLabs have published a new report with statistics of malwares distributed on personal computers in 2012. According to this report 27 million new malware sample are observed during this year with average of 74,000 new malware daily. In addition, cyber-attacks against multinational corporations continued to increase, with victims from companies in the [...]

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Review: uCertify CEH v7 your Quick path to be certified

Today we hear a lot about new generation of IT Security certifications, you go to Linkedin and you find all people adding their certifications on their profiles and this can be a good way to promote their appearance on different search engines.  If you decide to pass some new certifications than this article interests you, [...]

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Dorkbot worm propagates over Facebook Chat

All social network websites are expanding their functionality to attract more users; if you are subscribed on Facebook you will notice that it is now possible to use webcam, chat or even play games. For all these features there are the good side but it may also increase risk of having new malicious programs. Today [...]

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10 Ways a Computer Virus is Like the Flu

I was noticing, a while back, that my computer and I have some things in common. In particular, we are seriously similar in how we act when we get sick. Here are 10 ways that a computer virus is like the flu, or, if you like, 10 ways my computer with a virus is like [...]

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Twitter Accounts Spamming Malicious Links

New spamming campaign has been observed by TrendMicro that is spreading on twitter, the malicious shortened URLs contain a JPEG file from a Facebook domain. Files with extension .JPEG are usually image and pictures extension but here link lead to a worm detected by Trend Micro as WORM_KOLAB.SMQX . The interesting point that cybercriminal added [...]

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Patriot NG Monitor Any Possible Windows Security Failure

Monitoring your applications and processes are very important measures to check what is running on your computer, which IP processes are trying connecting to and what changes happened while you are just browsing Internet. Patriot NG is a free application that will help you in detecting any failure or error in your windows operating system. [...]

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Morto: Computer Worm Spread via RDP

New worm has been reported by F-Secure Lab. The malware called Morto consists of several components includes executable dropper and a DLL that perform the payload. After executing the malware on local system the worm starts searching on the affected computer’s subnet and attempts to connect to located systems via the Remote Desktop Protocol Port [...]

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