The Badtrans virus returned with a vengeance, accounting for half the total incidents discovered in November. Despite the fact that the Badtrans.B virus is a variant of the original Badtrans, it still exploits an old security hole in Internet Explorer for which a patch has been available for some time. Other viruses, such as Aliz ands Klez, have followed suit and attacked similar vulnerabilities.
Below vnunet.com brings you the Top Twenty most prolific viruses last month, and the Top Ten most destructive viruses this year so far.
|Top Twenty Viruses this Month|
|Top Ten Viruses this Year|
'Son of Concorde': Lockheed Martin and NASA start production of supersonic X-59 plane that would create a sound 'as loud as closing a car door'
When completed, the plane will travel at a speed of 1,512 kilometres per hour
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Spitzer Space Telescope could not spot Oumuamua, suggesting that it is actually pretty small
Greenland crater one of the 25 largest impact craters on Earth