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Image courtesy of Flickr user debaird The plot in the ongoing Stuxnet story thickens…  Iranian officials have not only recently accused the U.S. and Israel of creating the Stuxnet worm as a direct attack on Iranian industry, but a high-ranking … Continue reading

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If you’re a Mac owner, you might think that you don’t have to worry about computer viruses and other types of malware. Those are troubles that PC users have to deal with, right? Not so fast. A new alert illustrates … Continue reading

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     Koobface is a network worm that tries to propagate using social engineering techniques. While it mainly targets the popular social-networking site “Facebook”, it also targets other sites such as “Twitter” and “MySpace” as the vector for infection.      On … Continue reading

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The Koobface gang’s changing tricks and longevity are noted at a recent USAToday article. They’ve recently upped their activity on a major social networking site and user infections appear to have a quick jump. The current theme has been effective … Continue reading

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In this era of spywares, file infectors have little exposure left. But nevertheless, they are still a challenge to antimalware engineers. Years ago, the names Nimda and CIH were famous in both the malware and antimalware industry. These past few … Continue reading

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We’re hearing more reports of AV killing bots being spammed in Europe again. Back in September, we posted an analysis of a driver that modifies the file system stack. In human terms, that means the driver disables most real-time anti-virus … Continue reading

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If you’ve got kids, don’t let them download any free games today. Oh yeah, you too. It appears that the storm gang is now shifting their focus from football fans to children. This perpetual effort is changing, but its social … Continue reading

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