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July 2008

A malware that infects multimedia files has been recently discovered. The malware modify the media file .WMA (Windows Media Audio) such that they download a fake codec when played. When a user tries to play an infected file, a popup message is displayed, asking the user to download a certain...
We are noticing a spike in the number of spam mails having subject line Sensation, Angeline Jolie… Angelina Jolie in hardcore… Angelina Jolie … Angelina Jolie shows her … Angelina Jolie shows her …. Angelina Jolie nude The mail contain link to download a Trojandownloader binary from the remote site....
The Russian hacker are not satisfied with the traditional means anymore and are turning to recruitment sites. By harvesting all the information and selling it to interested parties. Currently it is known that the Russian gang, Phreak is behind this activity. The tool that scours through popular job recruitment sites...
A new vulnerability has been found in Snapshot Viewer for Microsoft Access which is being exploited. The flaw lies in the Snapshot Viewer ActiveX control, which ships with all supported versions of Microsoft Office Access except Microsoft Access 2007 according to Microsoft. Snapshot Viewer lets PC users view a Microsoft...
Microsoft warns that an unpatched Word vulnerability has become the subject of targeted attacks.According to Microsoft’s testing, it only affects Microsoft Office Word 2002 Service Pack 3. Using the vulnerability a hacker can inject hostile code onto vulnerable system. Redmond has published workarounds as a stop-gap measure while its researchers...