Search Hijacker Adds Files to Firefox Profile

November 5, 2010By Andrew Brandt

In September, I posted an item about a dropper which we call Trojan-Dropper-Headshot. This malware delivers everything including the kitchen sink when it infects your system. It has an absolute ton of payloads,…read more

Epic Malware Dropper Makes No Attempt to Hide

September 21, 2010By Andrew Brandt

In the world of first-person shooter games, getting the most headshots – hits on the opponent which instantly take the opponent’s avatar out of the game — is a prized goal. The headshot…read more

Spammed Trojan Won’t Run Under Windows XP

June 14, 2010By Andrew Brandt

While it is far from the first Trojan ever to simply fail to execute under Windows XP, it definitely caught our eye that a variant of Trojan-Downloader-Tacticlol distributed last week in a spam…read more

Bogus “New Moon” Torrents Lead to Malware

December 4, 2009By Andrew Brandt

A week since the file-sharing clearinghouse Mininova changed its business model and deleted links to copyrighted material being shared over the peer-to-peer Bittorrent network, malware distributors continue to exploit the confusion as people…read more

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