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BlackHole exploit kits gets updated with new features

February 29, 2012By Dancho Danchev

According to independent sources, the author of the most popular web malware exploitation kit currently dominating the threat landscape, has recently issued yet another update to the latest version of the kit v1.2.2. More…read more

A peek inside the Elite Malware Loader

February 29, 2012By Dancho Danchev

Just like today’s modern economy, in the cybercrime ecosystem supply, too, meets demand on a regular basis. With malware coding for hire propositions increasing thanks to the expanding pool of talented programmers looking…read more

A peek inside the Ann Malware Loader

February 25, 2012By Dancho Danchev

The ever-adapting cybercrime ecosystem is constantly producing new underground releases in the form of malware loaders, remote access trojans (RATs), malware cryptors, Web, IRC and P2P based command and control interfaces, all with…read more

Researchers spot Citadel, a ZeuS crimeware variant

February 8, 2012By Dancho Danchev

Security researchers from “Tracking Cyber Crime” have spotted a new ZeuS crimeware variant, that’s based on the leaked ZeuS source code from last year. Dubbed Citadel, the crimeware is positioned as a universal…read more