Archive for November 14, 2007

Bogus Flash Player prompt

 Landing on the below site the visitor is presented with the following bogus Flash Player prompt … While this is a new face on an old trick (bogus ActiveX prompts) it results in the same type infection – Trojan.ZlobClicking any of the above button traps the visitor with no way out … however you can […]

Symantec detects suspicious entries in the MVPS HOSTS file

Well here we go again … another security program with a poorly written detection … seems Symantec added a new update SecurityRisk.URLRedir which they describe as “detection for suspicious entries added to the hosts file“ The following entries are (falsely) detected as suspicious: dl.jiangmin.comads.mcafee.comdirectads.mcafee.comsdc.mcafee.comsdc.ca.comsdc.mcafee.comwdcs.trendmicro.comom.symantec.comtc.symantec.com Looks like they are detecting anything related to a Antivirus program […]