Posts Tagged ‘consumers’

Be advised cybercriminals are at it again, leveraging the popularity of Facebook and YouTube to scam consumers.We have seen several scams in the past spreading through Facebook promising of some leaked video of celebrities, or free Facebook T-shirts etc. The malware authors are making money by pay-per-click with these techniques. Users are tricked into clicking […]

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As mentioned in our previous post, there’s an Internet Explorer (zero-day) remote code execution vulnerability being exploited in the wild which affects IE 8, as well as IE 6 & 7. Those versions of IE account for about one third of all desktop browser market share.Current exploitation is limited but it’s quite likely a reliable […]

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Code sign certificates assure users that any software is not maliciously altered. But what happens if a malicious program uses a legitimately issued certificate?Last week, Adobe released an advisory warning users of malicious utilities carrying legitimate Adobe certificates. According to the advisory, they are currently looking into certain utilities carrying legitimate Adobe-issued certificates. To immediately […]

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