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A few months ago, we discussed and published details about a very large brute force attack targeting WordPress sites. The attackers (bad guys) had thousands of servers at their disposal, and were attempting all types of passwords on wp-admin (WordPress admin panel) to try to get access to as many WordPress sites as possible. The […]

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Software Developer (m/f) for the detection of malicious software Posted: 1 August 2013 Company name: Avira Operations GmbH & Co.KG Location: Tettnang, Lake Constance Germany Travel: none Poster represents: employer Terms of employment: Salaried employee Hours: full time Onsite: yes Description:You will be responsible for maintaining and improving the excellent detection ability of the Avira […]

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Tax-themed spam, particularly in the United States, is already considered a staple in the threat landscape. However, a recent spam run targeting taxpayers in the United Kingdom shows that this threat is never exclusive to a region. Besides being timely, these messages contain TSPY_FAREIT, which download a ZeuS/ZBOT variant, notorious for stealing information related to […]

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