Category: Worms

Patching Not Enough to Stop Petya

Voluminous amounts of information have already been disseminated regarding the “Petya” (or is it “NotPetya”? [1]) ransomware that hit the Ukraine hard [2] along with organizations such as “the American pharmaceutical giant Merck, the Danish shipping company AP Moller-Maersk, the British advertising firm WPP, Saint-Gobain […]

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Has Conficker Growth Slowed?

Or is it too early to tell? I suspect that things like this are always best determined long after they’ve happened. The bottom of a recession or the top of the bubble, the end or even just the beginning. But we’ve seen Conficker numbers host […]

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The Conficker Cabal Announced

Today Microsoft announced a broad industry alliance to combat Conficker, the savage Windows worm taking advantage of MS08-67. The Conficker group isn’t going to be formed, it’s been happening for a while now. This is just the public announcement (and also of a quarter million […]

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Walking Waledac

First, it looks like Waledac is the Storm Worm infrastructure and group but with new malcode. I now fully support this conclusion and have for several days based on evidence from reliable sources. OK, now that that is out in the open, one of the […]

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