T0rn Kit Writer Suspect Arrested in UK

Police arrested a 21-year-old man suspected of writing the malicious “T0rn” rootkit that attacked Linux computer systems, the culmination of a year-long joint …

Klez.I Preys on the Unwary

Madrid, September 16 2002 — From April thru August 2002, the Klez.I worm topped the list as the most virulent malicious code affecting users’ computers, according …

Reverse Engineered Slapper Worm

F-Secure reverse engineered worms network protocol — real-time information on number and location of infected computers The Linux.Slapper worm was first seen on Friday …

F-Secure Warns About a New Linux Worm

Helsinki, Finland – September 14th. F-Secure Corporation is warning about a new network worm called Slapper. Slapper is a network worm that spreads on Linux machines, …

F-Secure Informs About a 9/11 Themed Worm

F-Secure Corporation informs that it has received copies of a new Windows e-mail worm called “Chet”. This worm is themed around the September 11th terrorist …

We Will Find the Way …

Article by: Dr Anton Zajac – VP, Eset SoftwareCourtesy of Virus Bulletin When Hannibal led his troops through the freezing peaks of the snow-covered Alps, he declared: …

Panda AV Compatible with Citrix Metaframe 1.8

Panda Software has announced the compatibility of its antivirus for NT and 2000 file servers with the Citrix Metaframe 1.8 application server. The compatibility tests, which …

Bitdefender: Top Ten Viruses in August 2002

BitDefender released its monthly Evil Top Ten, revealing the most prevalent computer threats in August 2002. The facts show, aside the constant spreading of the Klez virus, an …

Sophos Anti-Virus Receives West Coast Checkmark

Sophos Anti-Virus receives West Coast Checkmark for 100% detection of in-the-wild viruses yet again Sophos announced today that its flagship product, Sophos Anti-Virus, has …