- 22 Apr
Beware of the Internet-worm "Stator"
The first harmful program spreading via the popular e-mail "The Bat!" has been detected. Kaspersky Lab, an international data-security software-development company, warns users of the discovery "in the wild" of the first Internet-worm, going by the name of "Stator," utilizing the popular e-mail...
- 18 Apr
Matcher: Yet Another Offspring of the Melissa Virus
Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software-development company, warns computer users about the discovery "in-the-wild" of the Internet-worm "Matcher" that spreads via e-mail. "This worm s is not anything remarkable, and it does not pose a threat to users in the way of destroying or...
- 12 Apr
"Badtrans" Can Paralyze Data Transmission Channels
A minor bug could cause global e-mail communications chaos Cambridge, United Kingdom, April 12, 2001 - Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software-development company, warns computer users about the discovery "in-the-wild" of the new multi-component Internet-worm "Badtrans." The worm...
- 12 Apr
Linux-Viruses: An Unpleasant Surprise or a Forecast That Came True?
Guidelines for Enterprise Wide Linux Security Predictions regarding a world epidemic of Linux-viruses have come true in the first quarter of 2001. The latest incidents caused by the Ramen Internet-worm and its numerous modifications, as well as the multi-platform virus Pelf (Lindose) and other...
- 10 Apr
The "Logic" in this is Nothing Special - Its Just a Proof-of-Concept Malicious Code
Cambridge, United Kingdom, April 11, 2001 - Recently, some anti-virus vendors have been touting the discovery of a new Internet-worm "Logic" - the first malicious code written in the Logo programming language used in a limited number of schools for educational purposes only. This Internet-worm has...
- 05 Apr
A Time Bomb Called "Magistr"
Magistr follows in the footsteps of the infamous "Chernobyl" virus Cambridge, United Kingdom, April 6, 2001 - Because of the significant increase in the number of infections caused by the recently discovered "Magistr" virus, Kaspersky Labs, an international data-security software-development company...