Tag Archives: viruses and worms

Rescue CDs: Tips for fighting malware

Using rescue CDs to ferret out malware is a great idea, in theory at least. Getting them to actually work is another story. Don’t make the same mistakes I did. Date: June 8th, 2010 Author: Michael Kassner http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/security/?p=3803&tag=nl.e036 Malware is … Continue reading

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Emergency IE update patches 10 critical security holes

March 30th, 2010 Emergency IE update patches 10 critical security holes Posted by Ryan Naraine @ 1:26 pm http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=5955&tag=nl.e019 Microsoft today shipped a cumulative Internet Explorer update with patches for 10 security holes, including a drive-by download vulnerability that’s already … Continue reading

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Twitter: Under attack

We all knew it was going to happen sooner or later. So it’s no surprise that Twitter is under attack. The important thing now is knowing what to do about it. Date: April 21st, 2009 Author: Michael Kassner Techrepublic.com Twitter … Continue reading

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Nasty New Worm Targets Home Routers, Cable Modems

Psyb0t or Bluepill hacks and infects home networks with bots to act at its bidding. Ian Paul Wednesday, March 25, 2009 08:30 AM PDT PCWorld.com Article A computer worm has been discovered that can infect 55 different home-based routers and … Continue reading

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