Some Most Quirky Viruses Found, Says Panda Security
Security software developer, Panda Security, recently collated a number of very interesting computer viruses that were found over the last six months of January-June 2008. These viruses include some of the most cleanest, informative and creepiest worms.
As per the research, the crown of 'creepiest' viruses goes to AdvancedXpFixer and MalwareProtector2008, which load the victim computers fully with bugs that devour the desktop. These viruses actually attempt to trick users into purchasing security software of the virus maker.
The title of 'cleanest' goes to Tixcet.A that cleans the computer's hard disk so much that hardly any data left on the users computers to clean. Another virus the PGPCoder.E, also referred to as 'ransomware', encrypts all of the user's files on his hard ...
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