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

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

Civilization 5 Torrent Bonus: Uncivilized Malware

September 25, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Bootlegged copies of Civilization 5, the highly anticipated, just-released real time strategy game, are already popping up in file sharing services. And, as we’ve come to expect, some of the pirated copies of…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

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