‘Koobfox’ variant digs for Firefox cookies

September 3, 2009By Andrew Brandt

A new variant of the Koobface worm started striking out this week, with a twist: Where the older Koobface would steal and use the cookies saved by Internet Explorer which store social network…read more

Koobface: Not Just for Facebook, Anymore

August 14, 2009By Andrew Brandt

The latest generation of Koobface targets its particularly effective brand of social engineering at more social networks than ever. As the worm has evolved, we’ve seen it grow to encompass a pantheon of…read more

April 2009 wrapup: Thumbdrives under threat

May 1, 2009By Andrew Brandt

We’ve just tallied the top 10 threats Webroot’s consumer products detected during the month of April, and some interesting trends appear to be shaping up. Conficker aside, the first quarter of 2009 seemed to…read more

Inane Shenanigans with Worm-Shiv

April 8, 2009By Andrew Brandt

It’s been a long time since I’ve worked on a malware file as singularly obnoxious as Worm-Shiv, a new worm we defined a few weeks ago. There isn’t anything especially technically avant-garde or…read more

Someone Confick-rolled the Internet

April 1, 2009By Andrew Brandt

Well, the big Conficker.c launch day is upon us and…nothing. So far, anyway. Someone should start selling “I blogged about Conficker and all I got was this lousy T-shirt” shirts. Cafepress, are you listening? We’ve…read more

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