Worm feasts on latest Windows vuln

Monday, 14 August 2006, 6:53 PM EST

Virus writers have adapted an existing family of worms to exploit a recently patched, high-profile Windows security vulnerability.

Corporate admins are being are urged to redouble their efforts to roll out security patches as quickly as possible.

The Cuebot-L and Cuebot-M worms spread via AOL instant messenger, exploiting the MS06-040 vulnerability in Windows Server Service.

At The Register.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Intentional backdoors in iOS devices uncovered

Posted on 22 July 2014.  |  A researcher has revealed that Apple has equipped its mobile iOS with several undocumented features that can be used by attackers and law enforcement to access the sensitive data contained on the devices running it.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Jul 22nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //