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‘Ghost Hosts’ Bypass URL Filtering

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Malware authors have found a way to evade URL-blocking systems by swapping bad domain names with unknown ones.


Switcher: Android joins the ‘attack-the-router’ club

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Recently, in our never-ending quest to protect the world from malware, we found a misbehaving Android trojan.

Hackers Are Using MailChimp to Spread Malware

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You probably know MailChimp either as an email newsletter service, or the company that seems to have adverts on every single podcast you’ve ever listened to.


How to avoid or remove Mac Defender malware

A recent phishing scam has targeted Mac users by redirecting them from legitimate websites to fake websites which tell them that their computer is infected with a virus. The user is then offered Mac Defender “anti-virus” software to solve the issue.


Two New Trojans Want To Take Over Your Mac

This just in: two security companies who make their money selling anti-malware software and/or consultancy services for the Mac platform say that two new Trojans are in the OS X wild. Luckily, though, you’re only really at risk if you’re not thinking too hard about what you’re doing on your machine.

Facebook ’sexiest video’ malware spreading virally, warn experts

If you get a posting on your Facebook wall telling you “this is without doubt the sexiest video ever! :P :P :P ” which seems to be accompanied by a video titled “Candid Camera Prank [HQ]” then don’t click on the video: it’s a lead-in to malware.

Fake antivirus is 15 percent of all malware

A rise in fake antivirus offerings on Web sites around the globe shows that scammers are increasingly turning to social engineering to get malware on computers rather than exploiting holes in software, a Google study to be released on Tuesday indicates.

Windows iTunes Users Targeted By Malware

Surprise surprise. There’s a new morsel of PC malware out there plaguing Windows machines. Nothing to write about there: it’s non-news, the equivalent of Paris Hilton getting a polite note from the Center of Disease Control.

Don’t Allow Your PC to Become a “Malware Mule”

Did you know that cyber criminals can trade your e-mail account? Yes, that’s right. According to the latest Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report, these evil people buy and sell hacked e-mail accounts.

New potential malware could open a back door to your Mac

Computer anti-malware firm Intego has identified a new variant of malware for Mac OS X, dubbed HellRTS.D.

WordPress blogs hit with mass malware attack

Hundreds of WordPress blogs, particularly those hosted by Network Solutions, have been hit with an attack that cripples the blogs and redirects visitors to a URL that loads malware.

Sophos warns of new ‘3D Anti-terrorist’ malware

Security experts are warning Windows Mobile phone users to beware of downloading games to their devices as it emerged that a Russian-speaking hacker has been uploading versions of a particular game with malicious Trojan programs hidden inside.


Hackers News: Rootkits to mask most malware by 2008

Rootkits that hide malicious software from anti-virus and anti-spyware tools are growing in number and sophistication, and will pose an unprecedented risk to users by 2008, security company McAfee said this week.

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