Blog Posts Tagged with "ILOVEYOU Virus"


PowerShell 2.0 Protects You From Viruses

July 26, 2011 Added by:Dawn Hopper

You can imagine that when building PowerShell, Microsoft surely wanted to avoid the disaster produced by the freely-executable nature of VBScript and JavaScript on Windows systems. PowerShell was launched with some significant protections against this kind of mischief...

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A Good Decade for Cyber Crime

March 15, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

Cybercrime is one of the most lucrative industries, growing by double digits year after year. Over the last decade, cyber crooks have developed sophisticated ways to prey on an explosion of Internet users with little danger of being caught. A few famous exploits illustrate different eras of cybercrime...

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Know What You Are Doing When You Copy Code

January 11, 2011 Added by:Rod MacPherson

Back in early May 2000 when the ILOVEYOU worm broke out, I, like many other employees at ISPs around the world scrambled to get something in place to stop the spread of it as it began to bring mail servers to a crawl and fill disk space with copies of itself...

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Decade's Top Ten Technology Panics

January 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Some of the items are expected, and some obvious choices are not in the mix. Nonetheless, they make for an interesting read and good fodder for reminiscing some of the low-lights of the past decade...

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