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  • Payment processor for scareware cybercrime ring jailed

    17.12.2012

    A Swedish credit card payment processor was sentenced today to 48 months in prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that netted $71 million by infecting victims’ computers with scareware and selling rogue antivirus software.

  • Mac users hit with fake installer and SMS fraud

    13.12.2012

    Malicious installers of the Trojan.SMSSend malware family have, until now, targeted Windows users, but researchers from Russian security company Doctor Web have now unearthed a new variant aimed specifically at Mac users.

  • Exploit tool hitting Joomla and WordPress sites

    12.12.2012

    Joomla and WordPress sites' administrators should consider updating to the latest version of their respective content management system as soon as possible since, according to reports, malware peddlers are bent on compromising them with "some tool that's basically firing a bunch of Joomla and Wordpress exploits at a given server and hoping something hits." The compromised websites are then embedded with an iFrame that first directs users to a traffic distribution system, and then to a page hosting an exploit kit.

  • Festive but fake UPS notification leads to fake AV

    29.11.2012

    Fake UPS delivery notifications hit inboxes with regularity during the entire year, and usually don't need "special effects" to trick users into downloading malware hidden in the attachment.

  • Info-stealing Trojan posing as Panda Cloud Antivirus

    08.10.2012

    Researchers from Spanish antivirus vendor Panda Security are warning potential users about information-stealing malware disguised as their Panda Cloud Antivirus solution.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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