Trojan masquerades as bird flu warning

Wednesday, 2 November 2005, 1:42 PM EST

Virus writers, forever in search of opportunities to distribute their malicious code, are exploiting interest in the avian flu by circulating an email with an attachment that contains information about the bird flu epidemic ó and a Trojan horse tucked inside.

By John Blau at Computerworld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

How security pros deal with cybercrime extortion

1 in 3 security professionals recommend negotiating with cybercriminals for the return of stolen data or the restoration of encrypted files. 86% of security professionals believed their peers at other organizations have brokered deals with cybercriminals.


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

Wed, Apr 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //