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Not a feeble attempt

Viktor Johasz details Worm.Feebs.AF.

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A small step for Mac OS X

Glyn Kennington has the details of OSX/Leap-A.

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Fighting spam with data compression models

Andrej Bratko describes a spam filtering technique that treats email as a sequence of characters, rather than a collection of words.

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View from the cheap seats

'Our jobs and our day-to-day successes and failures are still as much about people and what they do (and don't do) as they ever were.' Max Morris, independent author, USA.

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IM_a nuisance – W32.Imav.A

Two years after its emergence the Beagle family is still one of the most pervasive families of Internet worms. John Canavan takes a close look at one variant that has made the surprising switch from email to ICQ as its major infection vector.

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Proxies for the underworld: I-Worm.Locksky.AS

The Locksky email worm first appeared in October 2005. Its aim is to install proxies on victims' machines, which can then be sold. Ferenc Laszlo Nagy has the details.

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Solving the metamorphic puzzle

Metamorphic viruses have posed a challenge for the anti-virus industry for quite some time. This article focuses on a number of metamorphic techniques and highlights different methods for detecting them.

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Improving proactive detection of packed malware

Dynamic translation is a technique that can be used instead of emulation for decrypting complex malware. Adrian Stepan describes how the technique can also be used to perform generic unpacking.

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Changes to the VB test sets

VB's product reviewer Matt Ham describes some changes to the test sets used for VB's comparative reviews.

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How can a web filter add proactive security?

Steen Pedersen explains how the perimeter defence layer can be enhanced with the use of a web filter.

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