For most malware, performing their malicious task(s) is the primary goal, and a close second is to stay unnoticed on the system for as long as possible.
The Facebook scam is a familiar phenomenon to every user of the popular social network, and most of them have fallen for it at one time or another as it only takes a moment of distraction to click on an interesting link.
A new funny video spreading on Facebook leaves a not-so-hilarious Trojan in its wake on users’ computers, according to research by Bitdefender.
Bitdefender warns that while CyptoLocker is currently disabled, it could come back to life at any moment.
The distribution potential of the infamous Cridex infostealer (also known as Feodo or Bugat) just went up a notch, as a new version of the malware works in conjunction with a worm that sends out emails with a link to download a zip file containing the trojan.
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