FAKEAV – Advanced DLL-based attacks return in the wild

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Trend Micro documents that DLL based FAKEAV attacks are circulating in the wild and that these infected systems are challenging to clean. Fourth Generation FAKEAV DLL Based attacks return in the wild http://blog.trendmicro.com/dll-based-fakeav-returns-in-the-wild/ QUOTE: One of the early generations listed in the paper can be recalled as the DLL-based FAKEAV (4th Generation) — a FAKEAV group […]

Fake Blog for Kate Middleton offers Fake AV malware

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Sunbelt documents a fake blog site related to the Royal Wedding is actively loading FAKE AV attacks. Fake Blog for Kate Middleton offers Fake AV malware http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/kate-middleton-has-blog-and-some-fake.html QUOTE: When she isn’t waving at babies, mingling with the commoners or appearing on Tumblrs she likes to set down some thoughts on her blog. She also wants […]

Microsoft – How to submit suspicious malware entries

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Microsoft recently updated procedures for submitting suspicious entries for evaluation as follows: Microsoft – How to submit suspicious malware entries http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939288/en-us?sd=rss&spid=12632 QUOTE: When you suspect that a file or a program is malicious, you can send the file to the Microsoft Research and Response team for analysis. Malicious files or programs (malware) may include viruses, […]

SQL Injection Attacks – Corporate need to address weaknesses

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SQL Injection attacks are a method where attackers can seed malware on a vulnerable site that may not be programmed with effective controls.  Sometimes input strings can be manipulated allowing unauthorized objects to be written to a public area on the server.  These objects can then be scripted in attacks so that users are redirected […]

Ten reasons Windows 8 may provide improvements

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eWeek speculates on 10 reasons Windows 8 may provide improvements over Windows 7 Ten reasons Windows 8 may provide improvements  http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Enterprise-Applications/Microsoft-Windows-8-10-Reasons-It-Will-Shatter-Windows-7-759149/ QUOTE: Windows 8 is just around the corner, and rumors are swirling about the upcoming operating system and what it will feature when it’s likely released next year. Although details are relatively slim for […]


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