More on Waledac

Further to Pierre-Marc’s post on the 25th December about the resemblances between Waledac and Storm, I notice that Steven Adair of Shadowserver has been blogging some very nice notes on much the same topic. Well worth a look. David Harley

Mytob and the NHS: Trigeminal Nostalgia

I’m still in Washington, but have just picked up some news that reminds me not only of home, but of my job of a few years ago, when I worked as a security manager for the UK’s National Health Service. It’s been announced that the Barts and The London NHS Trust, which includes several of

Watch Out For “Good” Download Sites

CNET, who hosts, has enjoyed a reputation for being a safe place to download software from. The program you download may be great or may be useless, but it had been “Tested Spyware Free.” At least that is what says about their downloads. Today it has come to my attention that the site

The Morris Worm: a Malware Prototype

In “Viruses Revealed”, Robert Slade and I said that “”In many ways, the Internet Worm is the story of data security in miniature.”

Giving (Samples) to Charity

Recently we noticed a thread in a forum associated with a free security product, originating in an open letter to a well-known tester, asking him to donate his sample set for the improvement of the product.

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