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November 2010

“Best Buy Black Friday 2010 Deals” under SEO Poisoning

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If you plan on looking for the latest Black Friday deals online. Cyber criminals are quick to capitalize on new opportunities and have already done so by optimizing their Blackhat SEO campaigns to infect those looking for those hot ticket item deals. When searched in Google it returned malicious search...

Fake Microsoft Security Essentials

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We have analyzed few rogue security programs which displays fake Microsoft Security Essentials threat alerts. When certain programs are launched then this FakeAV program displays a fake Security Essentials alert dialog. If users closes this dialog box then it also terminates the program that it reports as a threat. It...

Scam Emails.

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Yesterday my friend shown me some emails. I found below scam emails. ************************************************************ Subject: From:Mrs. Jessica Marie Ortler To: undisclosed@[xxxxxx].com Hello My name is Mrs. Jessica Marie Ortler. I am a dying woman who had decided to donate what I have to you. I am 59 years old and was...

Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2458511)

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Remote code execution vulnerability exists in all supported versions of Internet Explorer. The vulnerability exists due to an invalid flag reference within Internet Explorer. It is possible under certain conditions for the invalid flag reference to be accessed after an object is deleted. In a specially-crafted attack, in attempting to...

Lottery Scams And Fraud Winning Notifications – Beware !

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It is observed that there is rise in Lottery Scams And Fraud Winning Notifications. These all are advance-fee “fraud” which begins with an unexpected email notification that “You have won!” a large sum of money in a lottery. Many email lottery scams use the names of legitimate lottery organizations or...

Mac OS X infecting Trojan Boonana on Facebook

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Facebook and other social network users need to be aware of this new Trojan OSX.Boonana. Appearing on people’s Facebook pages, the link launches a Java applet that then downloads and runs an installer for the Trojan. To actually install the Trojan on OS X, users will have to enter their...