Friday, September 29, 2006

New vector of virus attacks motivated by money

Virus-writers now aim for slow but extensive computer takeovers
Houston Chronicle, United States - 7 hours ago
By ANICK JESDANUN. AP. NEW YORK - In the past, virus-writers seeking fame and attention wrote their malicious programs to spread as ...
Virus writers 'driven by money'
News24, South Africa - Sep 26, 2006
New York - In the past, virus writers seeking fame and attention wrote their malicious programs to spread as quickly and broadly as possible, boasting to ...
Computer systems in Taiwan plagued by BotNet viruses
China Post, Taiwan - 1 hour ago
Up to 80 percent of computer systems in Taiwan might have been infected with the BotNet virus, ranking 4th in the world in terms of infection by such viruses ...
Computer virus writers plan slow spread
USA Today - Sep 26, 2006
By Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press. NEW YORK — In the past, virus writers seeking fame and attention wrote their malicious programs ...
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