The researchers of Danish security firm CSIS warn about a new Facebook worm doing rounds and dropping malware.
Sophos reports that the subject line of the spam email makes it look like the bloody photos are coming from the AFP news agency, but the attached Bloody Photos_Gadhafi_Death.rar file is actually a worm that spreads using IRC.
As it turns out, the recently discovered Morto worm that has been spreading in the wild has more than one never-before-seen characteristic.
Australian supermarket chain ALDI might seem like the last place where one can pick up a Conficker infection, but according to an emergency security alert by the Australian Computer Emergency Response Team, the worm has been discovered on a Fission External 4-in-1 Hard Drive/DVD/USB/Card Reader product the stores offer for sale.
When the news that the Spanish police arrested the three individuals suspected of running the Mariposa botnet was made public back in March 2010, it was generally thought that it might be the end of the line for one of the largest botnets ever reported on record.
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