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A complex worm with backdoor functionality targets available network shared resources and, when executed, copies itself to a Windows system folder.
Antivirus vendors on Tuesday reported a number of worms and viruses plaguing networks. Fortunately, none are considered dangerous.
A backdoor Trojan that allows attackers to gain remote access to affected computers gets a low threat rating from antivirus software vendor Panda Software.
A file-appender virus that is a variant of W95.Tenrobot infects files when executed on a Windows 95/98/ME system.
Antivirus software vendor Hauri on Wednesday assigned a medium risk to I-Worm Coronex (Kaspersky), a virus disguised as a bulletin regarding SARS, the latest global health threat.
A mass-mailing worm uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to all contacts in the Windows Address Book.
A variant of the Holar worm intended to propagate via email and share itself over P2P networks poses little threat, according to antivirus security vendor Symantec.
A backdoor Trojan gives the hacker full access to the infected computer.
A dangerous worm making the rounds creates thousands of folders in root directory of the hard disk.
A worm that sends itself to contacts found in a computer's Outlook address book appears to be forwarding a message in Spanish.
A macro virus making the rounds Friday performs different operations on computers depending on what type of files are on the host machines.
A worm that sends itself to email addresses collected from a victim's computer tries to locate and terminate security software on the host machine.
A worm that propagates via Kazaa attempts to connect to an IRC server and act as a bot program that can be used to launch a Denial of Service attack against other users.
A simple macro virus on April 24 will display a series of dialog boxes asking the user questions that may be related to a fantasy role playing game, according to antivirus software vendor Sophos.
A worm that spreads itself via email bearing a message about an e-greeting from BlueMountainCards is still making the rounds.
A backdoor Trojan that allows hackers to gain remote access to other computers running Windows XP is being given a low threat rating from antivirus software vendor Trend Micro.
A backdoor Trojan making the rounds gives a hacker unauthorized access to a computer, antivirus vendor Symantec reported Thursday.
A worm that spreads via file sharing on KaZaA networks and by emailing itself to random email addresses tries to trick users by getting them to click on a fake eCard attachment.
A Visual Basic Script worm that infects files with VBS and VBE extensions features a subject line urging readers to 'Click YES and vote against the war!'
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