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what-is-codered

What is Code Red Worm?

Code red is a computer worm that was identified in July 2001, when computers running on Internet Information Services (IIS) web server of Microsoft were found compromised. The after effect of the attack caused a damage of billions of dollars…

What is polymorphic virus

What is Polymorphic Virus and how do you deal with it?

  Computer Virus Similar to the virus which affects the human body, a computer virus is a malicious program that affects the computer to choke or bring down the normal functioning. Usually, a computer virus self-replicates by copying itself to…

What is Mydoom Virus

What is the MyDoom Virus?

  The MyDoom virus, also known as Novarg, is another worm capable of developing a backdoor in a victim computer’s operating system. The family of MyDoom e-mail worms continues to be an active threat because of unprotected personal computers and…

locky ransomware

What is Locky Ransomware?

Locky is one kind of latest ransomware. It was first released in 2016. The IT security geeks had discovered that the malware authors send ransomware infected emails demanding for payment through an invoice in the form of malicious Microsoft Word…

what is wannacry

What is WannaCry Ransomware?

The wannacry ransomware is composed of various components Files with encryption keys Application to encrypt data Application to decrypt data A copy of Tor Browser Unlike other ransomware, wannacry has taken the internet world by storm as it created a…

What is Stuxnet

What Is the Stuxnet Worm Computer Virus?

Stuxnet worm is a rootkit exploit. The Stuxnet worm is targeted at data acquisition (SCADA) systems and supervisory control. On the other side, it is vital to know that the SCADA systems are used for industrial control systems and this…

Zeus Trojan Virus

What is Zeus Malware?

The Zeus malware, also known as the ZeuS or Zbot, is a Trojan Horse used to steal confidential information from the victims’ computers. The primary ways by which Zeus malware infects a computer are through phishing attacks and drive-by downloads.…

what is conficker

How to Protect Yourself From The Conficker Worm?

A new worm called Conflicker is doing the rounds, attacking unnumbered Windows computers in the recent times. The spread of infection is going from bad to worse and is beyond control as per the reports from a security vendor. Detections…

What is Koobface?

Koobface is a type of computer worm that infects unwary users through social media platforms like Facebook. It infects computers of unwary users in an attempt to gather sensitive information such as credit card numbers. The Koobface worm can connect…

What is Boot Sector Virus?

What are boot sector viruses and how can I prevent them?

Computer Virus Even before we try to understand what a boot sector virus is, let us understand what is a computer virus. In the online world, the term computer virus refers to a malicious program that auto-multiplies by copying itself…

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