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Sandisk launches 'WORM'

In our digital age, fears of data being compromised is high in positions such as law enforcement and politics. Sandisk has released a solution for these woes, entitled "WORM". (Write Once Read... More...

Web attack worm on a rampage

The Internet Storm Center, which tracks online threats, warned Wednesday that a worm is infecting vulnerable Web sites with a database attack. Though relatively small by Web attack standards with about 4,000 reported infected sites,... More...

Skype worm jumps to ICQ, MSN

A new variant of the one year old Stration worm for Windows has made the jump from Skype to the ICQ and MSN Messenger networks. For a computer to be infected, a user must first... More...

New Worm Targets Portable Memory Drives

Researchers from security vendor Sophos say a new worm targeting removable drives, called the SillyFD-AA worm, searches for removable drives such as floppy disks and USB memory sticks and creates a hidden autorun.inf file which... More...

Worm Could Wreck Exchange

The bug in Exchange that Microsoft disclosed Tuesday is too juicy a target for hackers to pass up, security companies warned Wednesday, and users should expect to see a worm pop up any time. Tuesday,... More...

Santa IM Worm Hits AOL, MSN and Yahoo

A Santa Claus worm is attempting to trick America Online, Microsoft MSN and Yahoo instant-messaging users into clicking on a file that delivers unwanted software to a victim's computer. The IM.GiftCom.All worm... More...

Worm Traps Child Porn Offender

An alleged child porn offender in Germany has turned himself in to authorities after mistaking a computer worm generated e-mail he received as a warning he was under investigation, authorities said Tuesday. ... More...

Sober worm cracked

Finnish security firm F-Secure has cracked a code used by the Soberworm, potentially allowing the company to block the worm from receivingupdates. Sober has mutated constantlysince October 2003, when the first... More...

AIM Worm Mimics Talking IM Bots

A new malicious worm squirming through American Online Inc.'s AIMnetwork has the ability to carry on an instant messaging conversationwith potential victims. Researchers at IMLogic Inc.'s Threat Center spotted the new threatand warned that virus... More...

AIM Worm Installs Rootkit

FaceTime Security Labs reported on Friday that a variant of the Sdbot worm has been making it's way around the AOL Instant Messenger network (AIM) via chats and instant messaging. Symptoms of an... More...

CNN Gets Hit By Worm

Yes folks, live on-air now you can watch several CNN news correspondents reporting that their computers across the network have been infected by a new Virus. A variant of Rbot Worm, backpacking off... More...

New Worm Poses as iTunes File

An initial signal indicating that Apple's success with iTunes may soon attract hackers has emerged, according to security firm Trend Micro. A new worm, WORM_OPANKI.Y, is circulating online. It poses as an iTunes file and... More...

Trial Date for Sasser Worm Suspect Set

A German court has set aside three days in July to try the teenager that was accused of creating the Sasser worm. 19-year-old Sven Jaschan faces numerous charges including computer sabotage and disruption of business.... More...

Sober.P worm updates to Sober.Q

Anti-virus firm Kaspersky has just discovered a new Sober worm variant. The Sober.Q worm which is download by computers that are infected with the Sober.P worm. A few hours ago we reported Sober.P suddenly stopped... More...

MyDoom Worm Spreads Via Search Engines

Internet users are being threatened by yet another variant of the MyDoom mass mailing worm, which is spreading in part by using e-mail addresses found through popular search engines, security experts warn. The new variant... More...

Tetris Worm Warning

A new virus which may tempt many users is rearing its head in the wild. The Cellery worm installs a playable version of Tetris on PCs it has infected. However, while the game is being... More...

Santy Worm Variants Spreading

As we reported last week, Google had been used by the "Santy.A" worm to infect websites using vulnerable versions of phpBB. Google has since disallowed such search attempts by the worm, by simply not listing... More...

New Sober Worm on the Loose

A new version of the Sober worm appeared on the Internet early Friday morning and already it is having quite a bit of success infecting users in Europe through the use of social engineering. Sober.J... More...

Email worm poses as Osama videogram

Emails claiming to contain video clips of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden are likely to be example of a new computer worm. The Famus-F worm normally arrives in the form of a bilingual English and... More...

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