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Worms and viruses slip past defenses

roundup Bagle variants whip up a blended threat for a bad new concoction. A cell phone interloper, meanwhile, poses as a friend.

Bagle variants whip up a blended threat for a poisonous new concoction. A cell phone interloper, meanwhile, poses as a friend.

Bagle variants punch, punch and punch again

Latest variants of the worm adopt new tactics to make their way past PC defenses.
June 2, 2005

Commwarrior cell phone virus marches on

Network security specialist F-Secure say there's a relatively simple reason why even the savviest people are falling prey to a new virus.
June 2, 2005

Sober topples Zafi in virus top 10

The bilingual World Cup-themed worm took top spot in Sophos' list of most-prevalent viruses last month.
June 1, 2005

More Bagle, Mytob offshoots wriggle around

New variants are spreading, but won't pose a major threat if people remember to take usual precautions, security experts say.
May 31, 2005

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McAfee acquires Wireless Security

Company will gain new Wi-Fi technology through the deal and plans to introduce new consumer products this fall.
June 2, 2005

Group pools data to trap phishers

The Anti-Phishing Working Group is building a central clearinghouse of information about online scams.
June 1, 2005