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We have been following a malicious browser extension that claims to have been developed by various different software companies. The extension installs itself into the browser and makes posts to social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+ on the user’s behalf. One of the variants installs itself as “F-Secure Security Pack” — and […]

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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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Websense® Security Labs™ researchers, using our Websense ThreatSeeker® Intelligence Cloud, recently noticed an increased use of custom-generated attachment file names, and some use of password-protected ZIP files. Emails with banking/financial themes are being sent with executables packed in ZIP files, with file names matching the intended recipient. When the attachment runs on a victim's computer, a Trojan from the Zbot P2P family […]

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FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018



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