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Recently we blogged about Google Code hosting malware. Within a month we have observed a second instance where malicious .jar files are being hosted on Google Code. Using Google code to distribute malware seems to increasing in popularity, no doubt due not only to the free hosting provided, but also the positive reputation of the […]

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Java vulnerabilities have always been popular among cybercriminals (exploit kits authors) since they can work across multiple browsers and even multiple operating systems, the potential for infecting large numbers of users is very high.On April 16, Oracle released its Java Critical Patch Update (CPU) for April 2013 that addressed vulnerabilities found in numerous supported products. […]

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Fake CNN and BBC spam messages use current events like “New Pope sued over sex abuse” to lure users to exploit sites. AVG Web Threats researchers have found spam from scammers using the Blackhole exploit kit that use the issue of sex abuse scandals in the Catholic Church as bait. The spam, which impersonates CNN.com […]

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