Conficker paves the way for other malware

The recently released 12th volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report has shown us that the Conficker worm is still alive and kicking, as it can be found on more …

“Frankenmalware” active in the wild

If you’re not careful and you don’t use anti-malware software, you might end up with various viruses, Trojans and worms on your computer. But, according to …

Ramnit not actually a Facebook worm

Last week, information surfaced about a new version of Ramnit, which had stolen some Facebook credentials. Most people understood that to mean that there was a new Facebook …

Facebook worm leads to heavy infection

The researchers of Danish security firm CSIS warn about a new Facebook worm doing rounds and dropping malware. It spreads by compromising accounts and spamming out the …

Morto worm surprises again

As it turns out, the recently discovered Morto worm that has been spreading in the wild has more than one never-before-seen characteristic. Not only does it spread by using …

Conficker found on external HD devices on sale

Australian supermarket chain ALDI might seem like the last place where one can pick up a Conficker infection, but according to an emergency security alert by the Australian …

The resurrection of the Mariposa botnet

When the news that the Spanish police arrested the three individuals suspected of running the Mariposa botnet was made public back in March 2010, it was generally thought that …

Koobface says goodbye to Facebook

Koobface – the computer worm that targets users of the social networking websites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and others – has stopped using Facebook to …

Malware decreases, Trojans still dominate

According to data gathered by Panda Security, only 39 percent of computers scanned in February were infected with malware, compared to 50 percent last month. Trojans were …