Is it a worm, a virus, or a trojan?
Let’s see, anyone remember the name of the worm that began on August 11th? W32.Lovsan.worm, Win32.Poza…. Am I the only one here who feels we have a serious problem communicating effectively to the consumers? I don’t think it is possible for consumers to protect themselves based purely on software or hardware. They need to understand more about malware, why it gets them, what to look for. For this to happen we have to create dialog; not security mailing lists like NTBugtraq, but real dialog where people actually talk face to face with others about these security events. If everyone in a neighbourhood is on the same DSL, and most got infected with Lovsan, why wouldn’t they talk to their neighbours about it? Full Story