The Difference Between Malware, Virus, Rootkits, Spyware, Worm and Trojans

One of the classic primary signs that a computer has been infected is that it suddenly becomes much less responsive than normal. This usually continues after rebooting the computer as the malicious software begins running again and using system resources. Applications that monitor system resources (such as the Windows Task Manager) of the computer may… Read more The Difference Between Malware, Virus, Rootkits, Spyware, Worm and Trojans

FLAME VIRUS: Most Destructive Virus Ever Developed?

The Flame Virus shares code with another virus, Stuxnet, that damaged Iran’s nuclear program in 2010. These are two of the most destructive computer viruses ever created, tailor-made for cyber-espionage and capable of wreaking havoc on government systems. Both Flame and Stuxnet are believed to have been used by the U.S. government to wage online… Read more FLAME VIRUS: Most Destructive Virus Ever Developed?