Viruses Target IM
While many are aware of virus threats spreading via email, threats spreading via instant messaging and peer-to-peer networking are on the rise. These threats can download a user's list of contacts and send out links that appear legitimate, but actually spread viruses.
Virus Infections Cost the Economy
Although to many, the biggest internet security concern is spyware, viruses are costing the economy more money now than ever. With new and enhanced versions of viruses, the internet is not getting any safer. This article deals with the ever-increasing costs of viruses, as well as touching upon different types of viruses.
Return of MyDoom Shows Need for Better Anti-Virus Response
Learn how quickly a virus can spread and get suggestions for the best ways to stay protected from new and rapidly-spreading viruses. An active firewall program and up-to-date anti-virus software are among the top ways to protect your computer.
Survey Shows Fewer, Costlier Viruses
While there are fewer viruses spreading on the internet, those that are spreading can be even more harmful to the computers that they infect. Prevention techniques include email scanning, anti-virus software, and filtering on web browsers.
Cover Your Apps
The security of your home or business network may not be complete if you haven't protected your applications.
Potential Strategies for High Speed Active Worms: A Worst Case Analysis
In order to build defenses against future worm outbreaks, it is important to understand the capabilities of worms: how fast they can spread, and how long they can remain active on the internet. The potential effectiveness of future worms must be considered, rather than what previous worms have demonstrated.
Virus Writers: The End of the Innocence
Gain insight into how effective legal measures are at deterring virus writers. Assess how well new internet security laws slow the spread of computer viruses.
The Truth about Trojan Horses on the Internet
This paper examines the prevalence, technical structure and impact of non-viral malicious code ("trojan horses") on the internet. Find out about the relevance of these trojans to the corporate and home user.