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5 items tagged “worm”

The Storm Worm. Bruce Schneier describes the Storm Worm, a fantastically advanced piece of malware that’s been spreading for nearly a year and is proving almost impossible to combat. Its effects are virtually invisible but infected machines are added to a multi-million machine botnet apparently controlled by anonymous Russian hackers. # 6th October 2007, 12:25 am

Xanga Hit By Script Worm (in December) (via) Description of an XSS worm that hit Xanga last month. # 21st January 2006, 8:47 pm

It’s only going to get worse

This analysis of the spread of the witty worm is fascinating for a whole bunch of different reasons.

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Blaster and the great blackout (via) Bruce Schneier writes for Salon.com # 17th December 2003, 3:10 am