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Shipping Confirmations Back on the Radar

March 21, 2011By Andrew Brandt

After a prolonged absence, waves of Trojans distributed as Zipped email attachments have been showing up in our spam traps for a few weeks. The spam messages employ the same hackneyed shipping confirmation…read more

Shorty Worm Spams Links, Hijacks Browsers

March 4, 2011By Grayson Milbourne

A novel worm we’re calling Worm-IM-Shorty appears to be winding its way through Facebook and some instant messaging services, with its come-on disguised as a link to a photograph hosted elsewhere. But when…read more

Tips to Avoid Tax Season Scams

January 28, 2011By glhaldeman

By Jeff Horne, Director, Threat Research As tax season rolls around again in the US and UK, it seems like a good time to revisit the perils taxpayers face seemingly every year at…read more

Google Results Tarnished Again to Push Rogues

January 15, 2011By Andrew Brandt

It’s been a few months since Google implemented new ways that it displays search results, and in that time, it’s been difficult to find the kinds of hijacked search results we saw in…read more

Christmas IE Zero-Day Thwarted. Ho ho ho.

December 23, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Yesterday, two different 0 day exploits against Internet Explorer were published, just in time for the holidays when most of you (and many security researchers as well) are taking time off from work….read more