Posts Tagged ‘Malware’

  Attack from just 49 IPs and 48,000 servers (Linux/HP Unix) boot records were deleted in South Korea (20-March-2013), including servers at major (4) Banks and (3) TV stations.

  A Mac developer has posted a tool that detects a Flashback malware infection on Apple's computers. Last week we posted about, More than 600000 Macs system infected with Flashback Botnet. That's slightly more than 1 percent of all 45 million Macs in the world still a relatively small number, but a worrisome one for […]

Retirement of Autorun

Posted: 4th April 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Security, System Administration
Tags: , , , ,

After a decade of abuse, Autorun is finally being retired in older versions of Windows. Microsoft has finally removed Autorun function from earlier versions of its Windows operating system that has been widely abused by miscreants to surreptitiously install malware on users' computers. Vista/Windows 7 introduces some new features like UAC and improved AutoPlay (aka […]