An interesting and very comprehensive phishing and malware-delivery campaign has been spotted by Webroot researchers.
Trend Micro researchers have discovered a new, massive cyber espionage campaign that has been hitting as many as 71 victims each day, including government ministries, technology companies, academic research institutions, nongovernmental organizations and media outlets.
The main symptom of a computer being infected with the ZeroAccess (or Sirefef) malware is that online searches via Google Search often lead to unhelpful pages filled with ads and equally useless links.
According to Etay Maor, Fraud Prevention Solutions Manager for Trusteer, “The security industry has a common saying: “Your system is only as secure as its weakest link”, which is usually followed by “humans are the weakest link.” With online fraud continuing to generate headlines, users are becoming more security aware.
TrustedSec released the Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET) 5.0 codename: The Wild West.
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