Chinese Phishers Get On the Fake Codec Bandwagon

June 28, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Malware distributors in China have started pushing the same kinds of fake codec scams on unsuspecting Chinese Web surfers that criminals elsewhere in the world have mastered. I’m not sure how I feel…read more

Trojan Decodes Captchas Using Stolen Commercial Tools

October 2, 2009By Andrew Brandt

A new Trojan quietly circulating in the wild uses components from a commercial optical character recognition (OCR) application to decode captchas, those jumbled-text images meant to help a website discern human activity from…read more

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