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Shortcut files have recently become a common vehicle used in targeted attacks to deliver malware into organizations. Symantec has observed a variety of ways shortcut files are being used to penetrate networks, such as the one described in a previous blog. We recently came across another example of how this file type is being used […]

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The email includes original links to Vodafone websites, which makes it a lot less suspicious for spam filters and explains why so many users have initially received the email.The given telephone numbers in those mails vary, but the gist always remains the same: The recipient is asked to open the attached file, which is said […]

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Today is that fateful day: Election Day. And we’re not short of seeing shenanigans related to this big event that online criminals and scammers have been taking advantage of for months. What we have below are just some of what we found surrounding the elections. First off is a file that goes by the name […]

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THURSDAY, JULY 02, 2015

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