Zeus botnet continues: 2,500 victims estimated

Herndon, Va., forensics firm NetWitness has said that the Zeus botnet has breached the networks of nearly 2,500 organizations in nearly 200 countries, including 10 U.S. federal agencies. NetWitness researchers…

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Scammers Offering Tax Refunds

Fraudsters never seem to rest. They have now turned their attention towards phishing using the Indian Income Tax Department’s name and branding. It is the season of tax returns in…

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Apple iPhone Warranty Scam

Symantec has recently observed phishing scams targeting Apple iPhones in order to gain serial numbers, IMEI, model, and capacity, etc. What is an IMEI? An IMEI (international mobile equipment identity)…

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Antivirus NOT

“Dammed thieves. Stole our logo. I suppose we should be flattered, though.”— A.E.Old rogue, new package: AntivirusProtectionCenterav2009.exe :crc6:7f3d73762762crc8:003091628c68deccmd5:d71d1e303ab963fdae76936ba52a05b7AMC.exe :crc6:1d6922972762crc8:003005cfbb91b729md5:e5555754fd758fc2be1374796f9433e2Hash’s different from their PersonalAntiMalware added 2/16/2010opener_.exe :crc6:8ee75c08081dcrc8:00dc55e5aaa82efamd5:5bb290cd1eb419ca98ca1f31273f7219“It’s the same gang that…

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Internet users skip security because of jargon

Representatives of computer companies and governments meeting at the EastWest Institute security meeting in Brussels said that an industry culture of obscure jargon is preventing the world’s two billion Internet…

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