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Bagle back in business

The Internet worm raises its head again and lays bare the source code that gives it teeth. Also: Ban the iPod from corporate networks?

The Internet worm raises its head again and lays bare the source code that gives it teeth. Also: Are corporate defenses tough enough?

Reheated Bagle comes with side of source code

Use of assembly language indicates worm's author is no novice, but it won't take an expert programmer to breed new variants.
July 6, 2004

iPods are security risk, warns analyst

Gartner is urging companies to consider banning MP3 players and other gadgets that could be used to carry malware or steal data.
July 6, 2004

Fear of viruses and poor protection grows

Majority of European businesses are bracing themselves for a barrage of viruses. Few believe they can weather the storm.
July 6, 2004

The attack of the $2 million worm

A researcher says business disruptions caused by viruses cost an average of $2 million in lost revenue per incident.
July 6, 2004 previous coverage

Work-around posted for IE flaw

Microsoft pushes patch that turns off insecure ActiveX component, while continuing to investigate a more comprehensive fix.
July 2, 2004

Microsoft easing into antivirus efforts

A security executive for the company skirts speculation on possible acquisitions, saying: "We're quite happy with what we've got."
July 1, 2004

Brightmail tackles zombies

Antispam vendor releases new version of software to try to keep zombie PCs at bay.
July 1, 2004