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Image via Flickr user ♀Μøỳαл_Bгεлл♂ These days, mobile phones are capable of sending emails, checking Facebook, playing streaming music, and a whole bag of other tricks.  They’re essentially small computers that transport your digital persona wherever you go.  The emergence … Continue reading

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Image courtesy of Flickr user Rev Dan Catt Businesses be warned: according to the FBI, hackers have stolen millions of dollars from small to medium-sized American companies by making unauthorized bank transfers to Chinese companies.  While it’s not a new … Continue reading

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25 years after the first computer virus was ever created, the malware distribution business is booming and vying for legitimacy.  Especially prominent is the rise of attack toolkits, also known as crimeware.  A recent report (PDF) revealed that attack toolkits … Continue reading

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ZeuS 2.0 kit release introduces a few tricks designed to complicate the analysis of its configuration files. Apart from randomized side-effects that the new trojan leaves on a system, including its ability to morph in order to avoid hash-based detections … Continue reading

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Though primarily being distributed through spam and drive-by downloads, and in addition to social-engineering tactics, the Zeus/Zbot malware also utilizes specially-crafted PDF files to get into an unsuspecting user’s computer. The Malware Research Center has seen PDF files that carry … Continue reading

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