Malware and me

I was asked to explain why I am interested in malware. Well – why not? Other people are collecting strange things too – coins, stamps,… The first worm I tried to understand was the well known Loveletter. As it is just a VB Script, it is very easy to understand. Why did I read it? Well… there were […]

Whack-A-Rat

I have stopped counting the number of times I have played that game: Removing malware on a windows box without killing the system. The first step is identifying the malware. This is normally done by a virus scanner. If there is none avaliable, you might try some online scanner. If this is not possible or the scanner fails, […]

Verbreiten von Computerviren leicht gemacht

Viren und Trojaner werden nicht immer durch Systemfehler an Bord genommen sondern oft durch den Benutzer selbst. Gerade jetzt durch die WM haben diese Arten von Viren hochkurs. In einem Mailanhang steckt ein vermeindlicher Bonus wie zum Beispiel eine gratis Eintrittskarte, Filmmaterial oder andere Dinge welche einen dazu verleiten sollen, eben genau diesen Anhang auszupacken und zu starten.