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The Common Malware Enumeration (CME) initiative is a new effort headed by the US-CERT, which aims to match a unique identifier to each threat. Jimmy Kuo and Desiree Beck explain how it is hoped this initiative will help alleviate the 'virus-naming…Read more
In this article, we identify two new malware distribution methods: short-span attacks and serial variant attacks. We describe their particular distribution patterns, the development of recent attacks, and the potential dangers they present.Read more
In the last year or two, an increasing number of Symbian threats have been reported. While there are not yet many malware writers who are interested in the Symbian OS, this may soon change. Robert Wang asks: is the Symbian OS in danger of further…Read more
This article was prompted by the arrival of Windows XP 64-bit, early in June 2005. after deciding to install the new operating system, as normal, Peter Morley assumed that he would be able to use it in the way in which he was accustomed. How wrong…Read more
Not satisfied by the answers provided by a Microsoft representative in last month's interview about security issues surrounding the Windows Mobile platform, Michael Moser takes matters into his own hands and delves a little deeper.Read more
For increased intrusion detection efficiency, more and more honeypots must be set up in different locations, especially in different subnets. Usually this requires a large amount of administration effort, involving fine-tuning each of the honeypots'…Read more
Since there is a lot of confusion over what, exactly, encompasses the Microsoft Windows Mobile platform, VB’s Technical Editor Morton Swimmer has provided the following brief run-down of the variations of the system.Read more