The Blaster worm (a.k.a. Lovsan or Lovesan) was a computer worm that spread on computers running the Microsoft operating systems, Windows XP and Windows 2000, during August 2003. ...more on Wikipedia about "Blaster (computer worm)"
The Code Red worm was a computer worm released on the Internet on July 13, 2001. It attacked computers running Microsoft's IIS web server. ...more on Wikipedia about "Code Red (computer worm)"
Code Red II is a computer worm similar to the Code Red worm. Released two weeks after Code Red on August 4 2001, although similar in behaviour to the original, analysis showed it to be a new worm instead of a variant. The worm was designed to exploit a security hole in the indexing software included as part of Microsoft's Internet Information Server (IIS) web server software. ...more on Wikipedia about "Code Red II (computer worm)"
Dabber is a computer worm that spreads through a vulnerability found in the Sasser worm. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dabber (computer worm)"
Doomjuice is a variant of the Mydoom computer worm, in two variants known as Doomjuice.A or Doomjuice.B. It infects Microsoft Windows. ...more on Wikipedia about "Doomjuice (computer worm)"
The L10n worm (usually pronounced "lion") was a Linux worm that spread in 2001 by exploiting a buffer overflow in the BIND DNS server. ...more on Wikipedia about "L10n worm"
Mumu is a computer worm that was isolated in June 2003. Mumu consists of a mix of malicious files and actual utilities. Because of the easily customised nature of this worm, many variants have been discovered, but most are generically detected under the Mumu.A name. The lone exception is Mumu.B, which is detected seperately by most antivirus programs. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mumu (computer worm)"
Nimda is a computer worm, isolated in September 2001. It is also a file infector. It quickly spread, eclipsing the economic damage caused by past outbreaks such as Code Red. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nimda (computer worm)"
The Sadmind worm was a self-propagating piece of malware which exploited vulnerabilities in both Sun Microsystem's Solaris ( Security Bulletin 00191 )and Microsoft's Internet Information Services ( MS00-078 ), for which a patch had been made avilable seven months earlier. It was discovered on ...more on Wikipedia about "Sadmind (computer worm)"
The Sasser worm is a computer worm that affects computers running vulnerable versions of the Microsoft operating systems Windows XP and Windows 2000. Like other recent worms, Sasser spreads by exploiting the system through a vulnerable network port. Thus it is particularly potent in that it can spread without the help of the user, but it is also easily stopped by a properly configured firewall, or by downloading patches from Windows Update ** . The specific hole Sasser exploits is documented by Microsoft in its MS04-011 bulletin, for which a patch had been released seventeen days earlier. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sasser (computer worm)"
The SQL slammer worm is a computer worm that caused a denial of service on some Internet hosts and dramatically slowed down general Internet traffic, starting at 05:30 UTC on January 25, 2003. It spread rapidly, infecting most of its 75,000 victims within 10 minutes. Although titled "SQL slammer worm", the program did not use the SQL language; it exploited two buffer overflow bugs in Microsoft's flagship SQL Server and MSDE database product, for which patches had been released six months earlier in MS02-039 and MS02-061 . Other names include W32.SQLExp.Worm, DDOS.SQLP1434.A, the Sapphire Worm, SQL_HEL, and W32/SQLSlammer. ...more on Wikipedia about "SQL slammer (computer worm)"
W32/Bolgimo.worm is a Win32 computer worm,a self-replicating computer program that is going to destroy the world!!!!!1111101!!£$!!! ...more on Wikipedia about "W32/Bolgimo.worm (computer worm)"
The Welchia worm, also known as the "Nachia worm," is a computer worm that exploits a vulnerability in the Microsoft Remote procedure call (RPC) service similar to the Blaster worm. However unlike Blaster, it tries to help the user by downloading and installing security patches from Microsoft. Though even as it implies no harm, it can increase network traffic, reboot the infected computer, and more importantly—it operates without consent. It has had several different variants and childworms. It was discovered on August 18, 2003. ...more on Wikipedia about "Welchia (computer worm)"
The Witty worm is a computer worm that attacks the firewall and other computer security products written by a particular company, Internet Security Systems (ISS). It was the first worm to take advantage of vulnerabilities in the very pieces of software designed to enhance network security, and carried a destructive payload, unlike previous worms. It is so named because the phrase "(^.^) insert witty message here (^.^)" appears in the worm's payload. ...more on Wikipedia about "Witty (computer worm)"
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Zotob is a computer worm which exploits security vulnerabilities in Microsoft operating systems like Windows 2000, including the MS05-039 plug-and-play vulnerability. This worm has been known to spread on microsoft-ds or TCP port 445. ...more on Wikipedia about "Zotob (computer worm)"
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