Uncovered: Trojans as Spam Robots -
Virus-Writer War Ė The Cost
The recent discovery by
cít underscores the importance of individual responsibility for
preventative measures that end-users must take to help mitigate malicious
network traffic that will undeniably augment the cost of inter-connectivity;
notwithstanding, the mounting war virus-writers have declared on each other
- Kaspersky Labs
News. The cost to neutralize virus and worm attacks is communal and
rapidly rising as broadband is more widely adopted. Together, we can
mitigate the cost to us all; individually, we can make a difference.
A Worst-Case Worm (PDF)
By Nicholas Weaver and Vern Paxson
International Computer Science Institute
This parameterized worst-case analysis is based on a simple damage model,
combined with the authorís understanding of what an attack could accomplish.
speculates the plausible worst-case worm could cause $50 billion or more in
direct economic damage. Although actual monetary damages are sometimes
difficult to quantify, the direct economic loss associated with a worm that
attacks widely used services can be staggering, especially since these
self-propagating malicious worms can spread globally within minutes.
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Frame4.com - The Complete Windows Trojans Paper.
Malware Myths and
by David Harley SecurityFocus.com
One: Windows, Mac, Exchange, and IIS
Two: Attachments, AV Software and Firewalls
Virus Research Unit is a unit which has concentrated on
computer antivirus research. This includes analysis of antivirus products
and development of tools for computer antivirus research.
Virus Test Center
University of Hamburg Computer Science Department.
Learn about computer virus myths, hoaxes, urban legends, hysteria, and the
impli≠ca≠tions if you be≠lieve in them.
Where are Trojans hiding?
by KLC Consulting.