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The youth of today...

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 6, 2002

Five Israeli teenagers have been charged in connection with writing and disseminating W32/Goner.

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Bugs galore

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 5, 2002

Symantec's acquisition of SecurityFocus last month has unsettled a number of contributors to the BugTraq vulnerability list. So much so that they created a new one.

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Retail Therapy

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 1, 2002

Symantec has been on a blow-out shopping spree...

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Third time unlucky

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Aug 1, 2002

NAI's third attempt to re-acquire McAfee.com was scuppered yesterday when 96% of McAfee.com shareholders rejected NAI's latest exchange offer for McAfee.com shares.

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Erratum: Windows XP comparative review: McAfee VirusScan

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 29, 2002

After re-testing, McAfee's VirusScan product gains a VB 100% award.

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Crying wolf revisited

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 1, 2002

While one AV vendor comes in for a roasting, the others enjoy the rare taste of the moral high ground.

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Quarter byte squaw?

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jul 1, 2002

Worryingly, many sysadmins seemed unaware both of the Apache 'chunked encoding' bug and of their systems' vulnerability...

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Windows XP Professional comparative review

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jun 28, 2002

After re-testing, Panda Antivirus Platinum's on-access scanner product gains a VB 100% award.

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Shakira cynicism

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jun 7, 2002

As reports begin to appear of the latest VBSWG variant climbing prevalence tables, VB has received a particularly relevant comment from sys-admin Scott Francis.

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As complex as Euler's formula

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Jun 5, 2002

IT news website Slashdot's report of Simile's cross-platform capabilities was met with the usual host of ill-informed, biased and naïve comments from users of the site.

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