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After being in oblivion for a while, the Xpiro family of file infectors is back with a bang-and this time with some notorious capabilities. Not only does the new variant infect 32-bit files, it also has broadened its scope of infection to 64-bit files. The infections are cross-platform (a 32-bit Xpiro variant can infect a […]

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Here’s a curious thing to find floating around on Pinterest: Click to Enlarge “Steam Key Generator”. Enlarging the image and clicking through to the linked URL takes us to steamkeygenerator(dot)com where free games supposedly lie in wait for anyone downloading the app: Click to Enlarge The executable itself is 157kb in size, and uses the […]

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06
Jul
2011

A new Master Boot Record (MBR) rootkit has recently taken the threat spotlight. The Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) noted a new malware variant that is capable of overwriting a system’s MBR. In MMPC’s post, Microsoft also clarified that using the Windows Recovery Console is enough to return the infected MBR to a clean state […]

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