New rogue borrows massively from AV company sites Our friend M.N. Bharath drew our attention to this web site associated with the new System Adware Scanner 2010 rogue security product. Although the group claims 10 million users world-wide, oddly enough their site was only registered Nov. 25. It seems they also have recruited the entire […]
Don’t go there. There are a lot of rogue downloaders hiding in those links. Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, speaking at the UBS Media and Communications Conference in New York, said the Tiger Woods sex scandal was a better traffic generator than the death of Michael Jackson, according to the ZDNet blog.
The third generation of WiniGuard gets a new clone every 48 hours A new rogue security product called IGuardPC, is the 50th clone of the WiniGuard family of rogue security products. That makes WiniGuard the largest rogue family ever. The WiniGuard family began in September of 2008. Operators behind it have added variants that has […]
Case in point: findproper[dot]org These are the types of sites that are used to download from third party affiliate sites. If the setup.exe had run, it would have installed the AntiMalware rogue. For more information Click Here.
What’s the best way to distract an online gamer while you drop some undesirable files onto their system? We saw what’s probably a pretty effective method today in Troj/Lneage-A. This particular Trojan leaves the user viewing a slideshow of topless elves while it drops a file designed to steal their gaming info. Given that the […]
Following on from the latest Captcha techniques used by the W32/Koobface worm, it seems that the malware authors have turned to Santa for help to deliver it’s nasty surprise which awaits Facebook users. The infection drops other trojans such as FakeAlert and leaves the user renderless. It all begins with a post on a user’s […]
Despite talk of Tiger Woods’ sponsors “limiting his role” in their advertising campaigns, he is still very much hot stuff when it comes to search engine queries which means he’s still a viable target for the malware writers. We can see that Tiger Woods related searches are still being poisoned with malicious results using Search […]
Internet Security 2010, It’s a rebranded clone of Advanced Virus Remover, a rogue security product. It’s one of your run-of-the mill rogues, using run-of-the mill scare tactics, except its payment screen contains a static graphic that imitates the McAfee Secure certification. A real “McAfee Secure” certification is a DAILY certification, it contains the date and […]