Elinor Abreu

Articles by Elinor Abreu

Sex sells, even for viruses

Virus writers have learned what motivates people on-line: sex. A recent virus attached to an e-mail purported to show a movie of someone's naked wife, sending itself to the victims' friends and deleting important Windows system files so that victims have to reinstall the operating system.

Alleged author of ‘tennis’ virus says he meant no harm

The person believed to be responsible for the "Tennis" virus that on Monday spread through thousands of computers said he meant no harm and that he created it to teach computer users a lesson about safe online practices.

Canadian teen arrested in DDOS Web attacks

Confirming suspicions that the attacks on CNN.com, Yahoo.com Inc. and a handful of other popular Web sites...

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