Stuxnet worm dates back to 2005

The Stuxnet worm, used to attack nuclear reprocessing plants in Iran, was targeting the country as early as 2005, say reseqarchers at security firm Symantec.

Tumblr cleans up after hack

Thousands of Tumblr users have been inundated with spam, following a worm launched by hacking group GNAA.

Saying goodbye to our favorite tech

The list of dead technologies is nearly endless and most of them deserved their fate but there are a few technologies that I remember rather fondly. 

Skype users targeted by ransomware worm

Security researchers are warning of a new Skype worm, spreading through instant messages in English and German to infect users with the Dorkbot ransomware.

Worms live longer in space - might people do the same?

Living in space can extend an organism's lifespan - if that organism's a  microscopic worm, at least.

Stuxnet worm was a calculated risk

Former CIA director General Michael Hayden believes the Stuxnet worm that targeted Iran’s nuclear infrastructure was a "good idea," even though it set a precedent for the use of malicious software as a weapon.

Ramnit worm steals 45,000 Facebook logins

Fraudsters appear to have reengineered a worm first discovered two years ago to steal the names and logins of over 45,000 Facebook users. worm plagues Twitter

A Twitter worm is burrowing through the popular social networking site - affecting mobile users who click on shortened links ending in "od0az" or "R7f68."

Iran forms elite security unit after Stuxnet assassination

Tehran has formed an elite security unit to protect nuclear scientists after failing to prevent the assassination of a high-level Stuxnet expert attempting to counter the voracious worm.

Report: Iranian Stuxnet expert assassinated in Tehran

An Iranian security specialist attempting to counter the voracious Stuxnet worm has reportedly been assassinated near a top-secret lab in Tehran.

Report: Stuxnet infects Iranian military systems

The enigmatic Stuxnet worm - which previously destroyed thousands of centrifuges used to enrich uranium - is currently attacking Iranian military systems.

Stuxnet kills Iranian nuke centrifuges

The enigmatic Stuxnet worm has reportedly caused thousands of Iranian centrifuges used for the enrichment of uranium to grind to an unceremonious halt.

New Twitter worm creates goat sex tweets

Twitter's had to deal with a second worm over the weekend, this time arriving in tweets beginning 'WTF' and containing a link to a URL.

Stuxnet worm targets Iranian nuclear infrastructure

A high-ranking Iranian official recently acknowledged that at least 30,000 computers belonging to classified "industrial units" have been infected and subsequently disabled by the enigmatic Stuxnet worm.

'Here you have'... a virus

A new email worm is landing in email inboxes worldwide, disabling the anti-virus software of the unwary.

"Clickjacking" worm infects Facebook

Security expert, Graham Cluley, discovers social-engineering trick that has attacked hundreds of thousands on Facebook.

Weird and wonderful: top ten new species announced

A deep-sea worm that fires luminous bombs and a snigger-worthy fungus are among the top ten new species for 2009 picked by the International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University and an international committee of taxonomists.