Tag Archives: worm

Conficker Worm Hits University

The University of Utah has quite the headache right now. You see, that annoying April 1st worm known affectionately as “Conficker” has infected over 700 computers at U of U. The worst part is that the virus has infiltrated the school’s medical computers and thus, can steal patient’s medical data. This is a huge issue for privacy advocates, IT security ...

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Pentagon Hack Attack

Duck for cover! The Pentagon has been the victim of a cyber attack! The weapon in question is a hybrid computer worm rapidly spreading throughout the Pentagon’s thousands of interconnected defense computer networks. No worries, though. The Department of Defense has taken steps to slowing the worm’s advancement by quarantining networks and systems until its removal. Though the entry point ...

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