Shipping Confirmations Back on the Radar

March 21, 2011By Andrew Brandt

After a prolonged absence, waves of Trojans distributed as Zipped email attachments have been showing up in our spam traps for a few weeks. The spam messages employ the same hackneyed shipping confirmation…read more

Malicious PHP Scripts on the Rise

February 22, 2011By Andrew Brandt

Last week, I gave a talk at the RSA Security Conference about malicious PHP scripts. For those who can’t attend the conference, I wanted to give you a glimpse into this world to…read more

A Cryptogram a Day Keeps the Malware Away

February 1, 2011By Andrew Brandt

As a child, one of my favorite daily pastimes was solving the cryptogram puzzle published in the LA Times (after my mom finished the crossword puzzle, of course). I used to plow through…read more

Google Results Tarnished Again to Push Rogues

January 15, 2011By Andrew Brandt

It’s been a few months since Google implemented new ways that it displays search results, and in that time, it’s been difficult to find the kinds of hijacked search results we saw in…read more

New Year’s Drive-By Brings a Recursive Rogue

January 6, 2011By Andrew Brandt

On the morning of January 2nd, still bleary eyed, I checked my email to find a charming notification informing me that I’d received an electronic greeting card. Yay! I thought to myself: The…read more

Christmas IE Zero-Day Thwarted. Ho ho ho.

December 23, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Yesterday, two different 0 day exploits against Internet Explorer were published, just in time for the holidays when most of you (and many security researchers as well) are taking time off from work….read more