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File infectors are malware that are capable of attaching themselves to executable files, e.g. “calc.exe” and “notepad.exe”. When we run an infected file, we don’t notice that “calc.exe” is infected, since it still shows the calculator running properly. But, behind the scenes, the malware is doing its malicious activities. In this post, we will look […]

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The current threat landscape is often driven by web-based malware and exploit kits that are regularly updated with newly found vulnerabilities. Recently, we received an interesting malware binary–a JAR package that opens a back door for an attacker to execute commands and acts as a bot after infection. This archive does not exploit any Java […]

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The Android Master Key vulnerability, which was first reported by BlueBox Security, has been big news this month. McAfee explained the vulnerability and defense against future malware exploiting it in a previous blog.Last week the first malware that exploit the Master Key vulnerability were found in an Android application market in China. The app used […]

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