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We recently discovered a new breed of the bootkit Rovnix that introduces a private TCP/IP stack.  It seems this is becoming a new trend for this type of malware.The implementation of the private stack is based on an open-source TCP/IP project and it can be accessed from both kernel and user modes.It works like this: […]

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One-click fraud refers to a scam that attempts to lure users interested in adult-related video to a site that attempts to trick them into registering for a paid service. For many years, it has been common to see this type of fraud on computers. As smartphone usage has increased, so has the number of these […]

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A massive computer shutdown of two South Korean banks and media companies occurred Wednesday via an Internet malware attack. The malware wiped out the master boot records on the hard drives of the infected computers, overwriting the MBR with either one of these strings: PRINCPES PR!NCPES HASTATI. Figure 1: Snapshot of MBR after infection.The attack […]

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