Tag Archives: proxy server

The Bagle Worm

By | January 20, 2004

I’m getting quite a few warnings about a new worm called Bagle, so I thought I’d pass them along. MessageLabs, an email security company, says it’s currently spreading at an alarming rate. The first copy of the worm was intercepted from Germany, and at the moment the majority of copies are being captured as they are sent from… Read More »

The Year Of The Worm

By | December 16, 2003

Nothing new in this, but a fascinating summary of this year’s viruses, and a sober reminder of how tricky it’s all getting: F-Secure’s review of 2003 makes for interesting reading. This for example, on how the Slammer worm caused so much network traffic: In theory, there are some 4 billion public IP addresses on the Internet. The Slammer… Read More »

Software: Morpheus Drops the Spyware

By | July 16, 2003

 Apparently not to be outdone by Grokster’s new version, fellow file sharers StreamCast Networks, Inc., have announced a new, free, version of Morpheus, 3.2, free of spyware and laden “with new features, making file-sharing faster, safer and more secure”.     This version is more than 50% smaller in file size from Morpheus 3.1, and offers superior global search capabilities,… Read More »