U.S Army Infected by Worm

Wired reports that the U.S Army network is under assault by a variant of the SillyFDC worm called Agent-BTZ [1]. In order to restrain the infection, the U.S. Strategic Command has ban the use of every portable media on its network, this include USB keys, CDs, flash cards, floppies etc… Both the SIPRNet and NIPRNet […]

International Monetary Fund Infected With Spyware

According to a misleading and pretty much unrelated article, FOX News reports that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) network has been infected by spyware[1]. The IMF denies any security breach or critical intrusion problems. The article goes on discussing various topics such as the financial crisis, cyber security of the new president-elect and event describe […]

First Internet Worm is 20 years old Sunday

In 1988, the computer world faced a new cyber menace that is still very well alive today. The first computer worm, written by a student called Robert Tappan Morris. From Wikipedia: “The original intent, according to him, was to gauge the size of the Internet. He released the worm from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology […]