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Monday, December 26, 2011

Most Dangerous Computer Viruses in 2011

In 2011 a few days left to live again. Various events occur throughout the year. Starting from the death of Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, until the last death of North Korean leader, Kim Jong Il. Technological development was not to be outdone by the big events. Windows 8, Kindle Fire, Opera Mini 6.5, until a new programming language, Dart. Along with the development of these technologies, is growing well as a range of viruses and malware which is a disease of the technology. Various types of viruses hanging around throughout 2011. Starting from Stuxnet, Rammit, Webmoner, and several other types of viruses are quite tough to eradicate. Here are some of the most dangerous type of computer virus that circulated during the year 2011

1. Ramnit, is one of the viruses that have successfully replaced the role of Sality in early 2011 in the computer and infects executable files. From January until now, have many computers have been infected with this virus. In addition Ramnit other viruses that spread in early 2011 that is Webmoner and FontAgent.

2. Stuxnet, is one of the viruses are quite excited because the effects are quite real. By making the disk space so that the victim becomes exhausted raises alert "Low Disk Space". This is because Stuxnet create large junk files that continues to swell.
 

3. Webmoner, this virus has similarities with Ramnit shortcut that makes 4 files, but instead trigger the virus file has the file extension sys mso.sys.

4. Kolab, a viral Facebook Chat is quite excited because it has a metamorphic abilities. Any malware that spread through the FB Chat, despite having the same size and name, but it has a different hash algorithm. Kolab also utilize techniques FakeURL (fake links) as if the computer user to download image files (JPG), when downloaded is a virus.

5. FontAgent also have a shortcut file, only to have it trigger the virus file extension font (Font files) such as setup50045.fon or setup50039.fon. Facebook Fever method of attack also penetrated virus in the year 2011. By leveraging state functions and Facebook Chat, many things happen like pishing (article pishing FB Chat), slit XSS (article XSS), scam (article Scam) to spread malware.

6. FakeAV, one of the viruses are quite famous since 2 years ago also did not want to lose this year. Recorded two articles have been published by Vaksincom to attack variants of this malware. FakeAV is a virus that uses fake security application methods (fake antivirus) to trick computer users with notifications and messages that the computer has been infected with a virus and asking computer users to activate the fake antivirus is a way to pay online.

7. Slugin, one of the variant viruses that spread spam also enliven the competition in 2011. If in previous years there Virut, so this year Slugin the culprit of the spread of spam that are not clear. By utilizing email account users infected computer, then Slugin send spam to contacts that are owned by the user's computer.

8. BitCoinMiner / DorkBot, this trojan search Zbot reliable enough money. With the digital currency, and there is also money-producing business programs by mining (mining bitcoin), the virus makers make this as one way that is practical. By doing BitCoin Mining on thousands of computers infected, it will easily generate enough money. BitCoinMiner itself has 2 variant virus that uses the first icon on the alphabet as the spread of the virus file. While the second variant uses a method of spreading the virus file Kolab with Facebook Chat. The file is any different, because it uses icons sexy women to attract attention.

9. MacSecurity, variants of this virus is quite a scene in the mid-2011 because it has 5 different variants, but the same is MacDefender, MacGuard, MacProtector, MacShield and MacSecurity. Have the same character as FakeAV that runs on Windows, MacSecurity trick computer users with notifications and messages that the computer has been infected with a virus and asking computer users to activate the fake antivirus is a way to pay online.

10. Android viruses, like replacing the role of Windows Mobile, Android this year and even fairly rocketed almost every day a lot of applications made specifically for the operating system. But instead it's a fruit simalakama among the millions of applications because it is a virus jejadian. In starting from the Android trojan. Plankton that attacks using the application name game Angry Birds, until Android.Gongfu, Android.Wukong, Android.SmsSend and Android.DreamExploid a lot of attacking applications, especially games.






Sources: detikinet.com

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13 comments:

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im hoping there will be no virus in 2012.

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Carpet Cleaning Melbourne said...

Hope that on the year 2012 no more virus. More virus preventions will come up to protect computers. Thanks for the info.