Archive for September 3, 2008

Yahoo hosting Fraudware on their servers

While tracking down several new fake Antispyware sites … I happened to notice the below are all hosted by Yahoo. # [Yahoo via various][68.180.128.0 – 68.180.255.255]68.180.151.16  antivirus-2008.org68.180.151.17  antivirus-2008-noadware.com #[Win32/Adware.PowerAntivirus]68.180.151.16  bestantivirus2009.com #[Win32/Adware.PowerAntivirus]68.180.151.18  officialantiviruslab.com #[Win32/Kryptik.E]68.180.151.18  onlineantivirus2009.com #[Win32/Kryptik.E] VirusTotal result for the download from “antivirus-2008.org” [here]MY AV (NOD32 v3) detects the downloads from the other sites as either […]

InterCage suspends thousands of malware related sites

Only a few days after an article in the Washington Post and a detailed report by HostExploit [PDF] [Video] they (InterCage) have suspended thousands of malware related sites. Which is good news … but it makes you wonder if these sites will simply be transfered elsewhere, or the criminals will just register thousands of new sites […]