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Podcast explores the Delphi Induc virus

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Sean Richmond, Senior Technology Consultant at Sophos Australia, discussed the W32/Induc virus with Patrick Gray on this week's Risky Business show. If you're interested in finding out more about this curious malware with an affinity for the Delphi programming language, Read more…

What should we do with the Induc infections?

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The Induc virus continues to make the headlines, with infected files being found even on the free cover CD ROMs given away by magazines. Paul Ducklin, Sophos's Asia-Pacific head of technology, wonders how should anti-virus vendors be responding? By the Read more…

Magazine ships Induc Delphi virus on cover CD ROM

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According to German media reports, a popular computer magazine is on sale in the country containing a copy of the W32/Induc-A Delphi virus on its free cover CD ROM. The 18/2009 edition of ComputerBild, one of Germany's biggest computer magazines Read more…

Sophos is not false alarming on the Delphi Induc virus

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Robert Poston over in the Vancouver branch of SophosLabs has posted an recently reported W32/Induc-A virus. As Robert explains, in all cases Sophos's detections were shown to be legitimate and the files were infected. Indeed, it seems that it is Read more…

Does the W32/Induc-A Delphi virus infection only happen to other people?

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Every day, on my walk to work through downtown Vancouver, I pass a poster for a road safety campaign. It says "Being hit while jaywalking only happens to other people..." As someone who originates from England, where jaywalking is normal Read more…

W32/Induc Delphi virus infections explored

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In the last 2 days there has been considerable interest in the Delphi source code infecting malware that Sophos is detecting as W32/Induc-A. Richard Cohen initially blogged about it here and Graham Cluley later posted here. In his post, Graham Read more…

W32/Induc-A virus being spread by Delphi software houses

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Richard Cohen, one of the analysts at SophosLabs, blogged yesterday about a curious piece of malware designed to infect applications written using Delphi (a variant of the Pascal language originally developed by Borland, and now used to quickly develop Windows Read more…

Compile-a-virus - W32/Induc-A

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Here's something you don't see every day - a virus that infects Delphi files ... at compile-time. When a file infected with W32/Induc-A runs, it looks to see if it can find a Delphi installation on the current machine. If Read more…