WoW Expansion Beta Likely to Spawn Phishers, Scams

June 30, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Blizzard’s announcement today that they will begin a closed beta-test for the latest expansion pack is likely to generate a lot of excitement among that particularly low breed of online criminals who steal…read more

Chinese Phishers Get On the Fake Codec Bandwagon

June 28, 2010By Andrew Brandt

Malware distributors in China have started pushing the same kinds of fake codec scams on unsuspecting Chinese Web surfers that criminals elsewhere in the world have mastered. I’m not sure how I feel…read more

Facebook “Photo Album” Spam Drops Trojans

June 14, 2010By Andrew Brandt

A spammed link campaign that spread through Facebook rapidly over the weekend delivered a malicious payload designed to take control of the Facebook account of any infected user, steal passwords, and hijack clicks…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

Phisher Puts Antiphishing Tool in the Crosshairs

June 3, 2010By Andrew Brandt

A small-time Trojan has decided to butt heads with a big-time anti-phishing tool, and ended up with dirt on its face. The malware looks like a fairly generic clone of Trojan-Phisher-SABanks, with an…read more