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  • 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.

  • Jump in mobile app and banking scams

    11.09.2012

    In August, GFI threat researchers identified a number of high-profile fake mobile application scams, along with a spike in email scams targeting UK banking and government organizations.

  • "Win 8 Security System" rogue AV spotted

    03.09.2012

    Windows 8 has not yet been released and cyber crooks are already taking advantage of its name.




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