Blast from the past: stowaway Virut delivered with Chinese DDoS bot

A recent Chinese drive-by attack dropped Virut, an ancient virus that’s been out of commission since 2013. So what was it doing in this modern attack?

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Our computers, ourselves: digital vs. biological security

People often wonder how computer and biological viruses are the same. We compare the two, and what our computers and bodies do to fight them—it’s digital vs. biological security.

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What’s the difference between antivirus and anti-malware?

There are key differences between antivirus and anti-malware software that go beyond semantics. Read on to learn what they are.

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It’s been 15 years since the infamous ILOVEYOU (Love Letter) email virus, but despite the warnings, billions of dollars in damages, and countless attacks attributed to email, users have yet to learn the dangers of downloading unsolicited attachments.

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Virus or Malware

Viruses come in many shapes and flavors, but not every malware is a virus.

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