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With Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un exchanging handshakes and smiles at the Singapore security summit earlier this month, you may have been fooled into thinking that all was cordial between the United States and North Korea. Look under the surface, however, and things may be rather different. For instance, just days after the two […]

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McAfee Labs Messaging Security recently observed a spam campaign based on the Boston Marathon bombing and the Texas fertilizer plant explosion. The messages take advantage of our interest in these tragic events to lure victims to malware and exploits. Last week my colleague Paras Gupta blogged about the use of the Blackhole exploit kit to […]

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It is observed that cybercriminals are using the name of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-II after his death, to target internet users. Attackers are achieving this by spamming malicious emails containing specially crafted pdf named “BriefintroductionofKim-Jong-il.pdf” This PDF file found to be exploiting CVE-2010-2883 and CVE-2010-3333 Vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat Reader. Once successfully exploited, […]

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