Lost in the headlines of the new Gumblar attack and its astronomical growth is that malware is easily preventable with updated security software and some sensible patching. Find out what you should be doing to protect your company from the Web
More than 100 Web servers are still distributing the "Scob" malicious code, first identified two weeks ago as code used in a widespread attack to plant Trojan horse programs on vulnerable computers, according to one computer security company. That attack used compromised Microsoft Corp. Internet Information Services (IIS) Web servers to distribute the Trojan horse programs.
An international hacking contest scheduled to begin this weekend could cause headaches for organizations worldwide and disrupt the Internet, according to a warning from Internet Security Systems Inc. (ISS).