PDF Malware – Increase for holiday season

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Sunbelt security warns of holiday package delivery scams and other threats where PDF malware may be circulating PDF Malware – Increase for holiday season http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/pdf-malware-is-back-in-season.html QUOTE: Avid readers of the GFI Labs blog can attest that they’re no strangers to this kind of attack: one receives an email purporting to have come from a legitimate […]

Android AV protection test results

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AV-Test noted some limitations in recent tests for Android AV products, which are continuing to improve and handle these new threats. Kaspersky, F-Secure, and Zoner were rated among best current solutions Report: Most Free Android Antivirus Apps Useless http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security-software/290411-report-most-free-android-antivirus-apps-useless QUOTE: Each product was installed on an Android device containing inactive specimens of over 150 recent […]

Duqu worm – Microsoft Hotfix and other protective measures

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Below are 6 recommendations for protection: PC Magazine — Six Ways to Protect Yourself from Duqu http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/malware/290204-six-ways-to-protect-yourself-from-duqu http://www.darkreading.com/advanced-threats/167901091/security/attacks-breaches/231902310/five-things-to-do-to-defend-against-duqu.html?itc=edit_stub QUOTE: Six Ways to Protect Yourself from Duqu 1. Microsoft Hotfix available 2. AntiVirus updates 3. Avoid unknown documents 4. Monitor for infected machines on network 5. Watch Port 443 traffic that’s unencrypted 6. Keep an eye […]

Microsoft Security Release – November 2011

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These important security updates should be applied promptly: Microsoft Security Release – November 2011 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-nov http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2011/11/08/assessing-the-exploitability-of-ms11-083.aspx ICS Analysis http://isc.sans.edu/diary.html?storyid=11971 QUOTE: The vulnerability presents itself in the specific scenario where an attacker can send a large number of specially crafted UDP packets to a random port that does not have a service listening. While processing these […]


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