A four part installment by Chas Tomlin

Infection

A look at the propagation of viruses. This installment covers the mediums through which malware propagates, and discusses the relevant factors in propagation time.

Payload

Here, attention is given to the capabilities and features that modern malware provides the attacker.

Impact

Malware is discussed in the news, and various threats to personal, business, or governmental security are taken into consideration.

Response

What the security community can do to prevent, analyze, investigate, and stop malware in the future. Also, a brief discussion of phishing attacks.