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

Phishers Want You to Have a Coke and a Drive-by

July 31, 2010By Andrew Brandt

As recently as a few months ago, malware distributors went to what looked like great lengths to craft complex, sophisticated Web pages designed to trick visitors into believing they were visiting a page…read more

Beware Spam With HTML Attachments

July 20, 2010By Andrew Brandt

When it comes to spam messages, conventional wisdom dictates that you shouldn’t follow links or call phone numbers in the message, order products from the spammer, or open files attached to the email….read more

Modified Websites Pushing Trojans On the Rise

April 21, 2010By Andrew Brandt

For the past couple of weeks, owners of Web sites have been hit with a wave of attacks that surreptitiously infect unsuspecting visitors with a wide variety of malware types. The first wave…read more

Massive Spam Campaign Impersonates Social Networks

February 5, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Spammers are the source of a flood of messages that appear to originate from various social networks, including Facebook and Myspace, as well as popular sites like iTunes. The spam messages usually just…read more

Zbot Desperately Seeking AIM Users

January 21, 2010By Andrew Brandt

The Zbot keylogger campaign-of-the-month targets users of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) with a message that claims to be an update notification for users of the instant messaging client application. Users unfortunate enough to…read more

A Look Back at the Worst Infections of 2009

December 31, 2009By Andrew Brandt

It’s not clear whether the past year will go down in history as a particularly bad year for malware, but one thing is certain: It was bad enough, at times, that fighting infections…read more

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