Tag Archives: malware

Worming our way out of trouble

[As ever, this is on the BBC News website for your delectation and delight] The Conficker worm will be active again on April 1st, according to an analysis of its most recent variant, Conficker.C, by the net security firm CA. … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 9th through July 10th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 9th and July 10th: Shirky: A Group Is Its Own Worst Enemy – Ecellent piece and one of the few that goes back to the psychology literature. Wordle – EU Telecoms Law … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 5th through July 7th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 5th and July 7th: Slashdot | The Internationalization of Malware – Nice attempt to take a multicultural view of malware Why Identi.ca needs to look further afield than open source. Strange Attractor … Continue reading

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Tread softly, because you tread on our websites

[As ever, this is also on the BBC website, edited to take out the Yeats…] Sometime in October a malicious program exploited a security flaw in the WordPress software I use to host my weblog and injected some extra commands … Continue reading

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Malware and my blog

It seems that sometime last week my blog was hacked and a discreet little <iframe> linking to a malware hosting site was added to the 30boxes widget you can see on the right. It wasn’t 30boxes fault – the widget … Continue reading

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