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

Stepping up to the Loserbar

March 23, 2009By Andrew Brandt

Last year, we at Webroot (as well as many other people) saw a huge spike in two specific types of malware: Rogue antispyware products — the ineffective, deceptive kind — and the various…read more

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