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  • AV-killing worm spreads via Facebook chat and IM clients

    30.08.2012

    A rather industrious piece of malware that - among other things - paves the way for other malware by disabling AV solutions and software update modules has been spotted spreading via several Instant Messaging applications (ICQ, Skype, GTalk, Pidgin, MSN, YIM) and Facebook: The victims receive a message from an unknown user, offering a link to a funny or interesting video.

  • Scareware targets users infected with industrial espionage worm

    16.07.2012

    ACAD/Medre.A, a worm that steals AutoCAD drawings and sends them to remote servers, was recently discovered infecting a great number of computers in Peru and some other Latin American countries.

  • AutoCAD worm steals blueprints, sends them to China

    21.06.2012

    Duqu and Flame are not the only pieces of malware interested in grabbing AutoCAD files, says ESET researcher Righard Zwienenberg.

  • Worm targets Facebook users via PMs

    18.05.2012

    A worm posing as a JPG image has seemingly been spotted propagating on Facebook and through various IM applications.

  • Spam with malicious attachments rising

    18.05.2012

    While the volume of spam messages is falling, the number of messages containing malicious attachments increased, meaning that spam is growing more dangerous even as it becomes less prevalent, according to a Bitdefender study.




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