The last time it happened to me, a chat box simply popped-up from a supposedly female contact called “-sex”.
The spam message was quite simply a smiley emoticon with a party hat on.
June 1, 2012 - The last time I checked with Google News this morning there were over 19,100,000 results for “flame malware”.
You may have heard many stories this week about this complex trojan.
For those who are new to Skype spam, note that this modus operandi has been reused countless times, and it often yields successful results for the criminals.
The texts and links have changed as time went on, but what will remain the same is it will continue to take advantage of people’s curiosity and trust that is already established between and among individuals in a network, regardless of size.
However, until Skype starts blocking spam itself, this is the most effective way to protect yourself from uninvited guests.
Powerful ‘Flame’ cyberweapon tied to popular Angry Birds game – (Fox News)...
If you read my recent blog post about the development of Malwarebytes Chameleon, you know that we at Malwarebytes have big red ‘X’s on our chests; the bad guys are always out to get us. April 24, 2012 - The fight against malware is a cat-and-mouse game. They make a move, you counter it, they counter your counter, lather, rinse, repeat.
What’s more: malware almost always has the advantage.
The more eye-opening fact of the matter is that the scale and scope of the cybercrime problem is much, much larger and the actual incidences of these...
May 14, 2012 - The recent attack on the Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA), most likely in response to the 36 data selling sites shut down a few weeks ago, lead to the admission by high ranking SOCA officials that the Ministry of Defense networks need to “beef up their security.” In response to this we would like to...
It also reads data from several configuration files and information about the machine its installed in, such as the computer name and its GUID, a unique identifier.