Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Sep 2009 22:31 UTC, submitted by Mirko
Privacy, Security, Encryption PandaLabs has issued a ranking of the most insidious malware threats that have surfaced in the past 20 years. Threats have been selected for the notoriety they achieved through widespread epidemic and the damage caused. Some of the "stars" from the list include Melissa from 1999, ILoveYou from 2000 and Nimda from 2001.
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NYB anyone?
by DrDankenstein on Sat 12th Sep 2009 21:11 UTC
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one virus my grandfather and i dealt with in our systems and friends systems was the good little bugger known as NYB. gotta love those old boot sector viri. a quick fdisk /mbr would nuke that bizitch. ah the days...

i wonder if we can officially call smitfraud virus popular based on its infection rate. most clients i see with viri have smitfraud or a variant of it.

we used to have a saying, "dont be sloppy with your floppy"

dr. D

Edited 2009-09-12 21:14 UTC

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