[for India] Register for ‘Do Not Call/Disturb’ (NDNC) to Stop Promotional calls and messages from Telecom Operators

Do you want to avoid unwanted telemarketing calls and SMS, arriving on your Mobile or Landline phones from Telecom companies which aim to provide additional services, promotions, offers, plans, tariffs, etc? National Do Not Call Registry (NDNC Registry) is a measure from Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, whose main objective is to control Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC) and let you get rid of it. To Register in NDNC Registry – Call 1909 (toll free) or SMS START DND to 1909 (toll free)....

March 2, 2010 · 1 min · 151 words · Omid Farhang

A Christmas greeting from Koobface

Security researchers examining the directories of the URLs of some of the latest Koobface runs may stumble upon a Christmas greeting:

December 25, 2009 · 1 min · 21 words · Omid Farhang

Merry CHRISTMA EXEC

Once again, we’d like to wish our readers Merry Christmas with a reference to the 1986 CHRISTMA EXEC worm Here’s a link to January 1987 Risks Digest, discussing the worm. And here’s a link to the original source code for this worm. Normally we wouldn’t link to malware code, but hey, it’s 23 years old.

December 24, 2009 · 1 min · 55 words · Omid Farhang