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Earlier in February we blogged about RARSTONE, a Remote Access Tool (RAT) that we discovered having some similar characteristics to PlugX, an older and more well-known RAT. In April, the same malware family used the Boston Marathon bombing as part of its social engineering bait.Since then, we’ve been looking out for further attacks using RARSTONE. We’ve seen […]

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The following Facebook warning has gone viral the past few days:“ALL PARENTS PLEEEASE BE AWARE!! .There is a drug going around the schools .Its known as Strawberry Quick .or strawberry meth .it looks like pop rocks kids eat & also smells like strawberries & also comes in other flavors like chocolate ect . Pleeease tell […]

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We recently noted that the data broker industry, in conjunction with social media outlets will become increasingly relied upon as a kind of shadow credit score for judging candidates’ qualifications. Now we see a startup that uses your Facebook profile directly to determine a “credit score” used for microloans. We hear horror stories of lost […]

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