Conficker: Lessons learnt

The Conficker worm is the largest computer worm infection with more than seven million government, business and home computers in over 200 countries now under its control. In …

Online security tips for avoiding malware

Every month hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting computer users are faced by the inconveniences, complications and data loss that can come with Trojan horses, worms and email …

Tuesday is the most active day for threats

The most active day for threat-related traffic worldwide is Tuesday, with Monday a close second, according to a report by SonicWALL. This pattern holds true for the U.S., …

Worm blocks access to Facebook

A relatively new worm that Symantec named W32.Yimfoca presents a very interesting and never before seen modus operandi. A variant of the worm spreads via Yahoo! Messenger and, …

Experimental botnet reveals long sought answers

Is there a better way of analyzing the ins and outs of a botnet than making one yourself? The answer to that question was negative for ESET’s researcher Pierre-Marc …