'The cost of a DDoS attack can be substantial – they can last hours, weeks and even months, and are capable of bringing unprotected organizations to a grinding halt.' Danny McPherson, Arbor Networks.
September's goings on in the AV industry.
The Virus Bulletin prevalence table is compiled monthly from virus reports received by Virus Bulletin; both directly, and from other companies who pass on their statistics.
W32/Chamb is the first virus to infect compiled HTML (CHM) files parasitically. Peter Ferrie has the details.
David Harley writes to the director of research at the SANS Institute to express his concerns about Consumer Reports' AV testing methodology.
Christoph Alme looks at the embedding of arbitrary objects into Word 2003 XML files and shows why finding them and passing them onto the virus scanner is not such a 'walk in the park' as one might expect.
John Hawes serves up another VB comparative - this month, he puts 26 AV products through their paces on Windows 2000 Server and finds 18 of them worthy of a VB 100%.
Anti-spam news; AISK - a different approach (feature)