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May 3, 2005
February 23, 2005
NEW YORK - An Internet worm that takes advantage of a known flaw with the Windows operating system raced around the world Monday, snarling tens of thousands of computers and causing Internet traffic to slow.
Scottsdale school workers continued “scrubbing” the district’s computer network Wednesday after the system was hit by a computer virus Monday.
NEW YORK - First the University of Calgary announced plans to offer a class in writing computer viruses and other destructive programs. Then Wired magazine published the code of a virus-like program that caused mass havoc on the Internet this year.
Q: Is it possible to get a virus from surfing the Internet like a regular computer on my smartphone? - Jason
STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Malicious programs that can delete address books. Junk messages that flood a cell phone’s inbox. Stealthy code that uses Bluetooth wireless technology to sneak onto handsets.
January 3, 2005
Data Doctors: firstname.lastname@example.orgQ. What is the April 1 virus that everyone is talking about, and how do I tell if I am infected? - Kevin
July 27, 2004
ATLANTA - Online videos aren't just for bloopers and rants - some might also be conduits for malicious code that can infect your computer.
February 23, 2005
HELSINKI, Finland - The Internet computer virus known as "Mydoom" will continue to hit e-mails on computers worldwide until Feb. 12, when it is programmed to stop, a leading computer security company said today.
Data Doctors: The sad fact of today's Internet life is that none of the anti-virus programs out there will ever protect you from 100 percent of the threats because the bad guys have the upper hand.
The sad fact of today’s Internet life is that none of the anti-virus programs will ever protect you from 100 percent of the threats because the bad guys have the upper hand.
Q. What is your opinion of the best anti-virus program to use? — Jessica
SAN JOSE, Calif. - A controversial copy-protection program that automatically installs when some Sony BMG audio CDs are played on personal computers is now being exploited by malicious software that takes advantage of the antipiracy technology's ability to hide files.
Q: I’ve heard rumors that there are viruses that can take over your computer and demand a ransom to allow you back in. Can this really happen? — Kris
Q. I have Norton Internet security, yet my computer has been infected with the Antivirus 2009 program. How can this happen, and how do I get rid of it? - Glenn
From iPods to navigation systems, some of today's hottest gadgets are landing on store shelves with some unwanted extras from the factory - pre-installed viruses that steal passwords, open doors for hackers and make computers spew spam.
January 6, 2005
Ken Colburn: The need for good protection software against the thousands of malicious software attacks is critical, especially since the cleverness of the attacks is on the rise.
June 25, 2004
Q: Is it time for me to install security software on my smartphone? — Trent
Every October, the National Cyber Security Division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security sponsors Cyber Security Awareness Month, a program designed to educate families, teachers, businesses and consumers on the responsibility and importance of protecting yourself online.