Mobile phone giant Nokia took the wraps off three new mobile phones, including one outfitted for multimedia communication, as well as three Bluetooth wireless network devices at the Mobile Internet Conference in Barcelona Monday.
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Though the overall number of viruses being detected each month is falling, the severity of the viruses that are being written is increasing, with this year's Code Red and Nimda worms as perfect examples of this trend, according to Vincent Gullotto, the senior director of McAfee AVERT Labs, who spoke here at Comdex Wednesday.
The variant of the Nimda worm discovered Tuesday had spread across much of the globe by midday Eastern time Wednesday and the worm's author is also spreading a message of his or her own in this new version, according to antivirus firm F-Secure Corp.
A new mass mailer worm, purporting to provide information about the disease anthrax, has appeared on the Internet, but is being hampered because of a flaw in its design, antivirus companies said Wednesday.
The tool used to update the virus definitions in Symantec Corp.'s antivirus products has a security hole that can allow hostile code to be downloaded to PCs, according to the German hacking group Phenoelit.
In an effort to help its customers secure their computer systems and maintain that security, Microsoft yesterday announced a new program called the Strategic Technology Protection Program (STPP).
Organisation doesn't know how many people will attend meeting
IIS used by an estimated 6 million websites worldwide
A new worm that can infect all 32-bit Windows computers and propagates using multiple methods has spread across the world Tuesday morning, according to Roger Thompson, technical director of malicious code at TruSecure Corp.
Firms have to engage in substantial reshuffling of employees
Millions of dollars lost annually as direct result of computer crime says senator
Teenager sentenced to open custody - essentially a strict reform school
"I'm scared - not of the terrorists - but of our terror"
Managers everywhere will soon have the power to remotely look through employee e-mail boxes, search for common words and even delete employee e-mail without notification, thanks to software from MicroData Software.
Indicted Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov, facing up to 25 years in prison for violating the terms of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, pleaded not guilty to charges in a San Jose, California courtroom Thursday.