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In the world of cybersecurity, partnerships are of much importance. Cybersecurity companies partner among themselves to share data and help each other build stronger security solutions that can better protect their users. They also partner with law enforcement agencies to fight cybercrime.

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As a security researcher, I occasionally get some interesting goodies in my old AOL inbox. This morning I received a couple of phishing scam emails purporting to be from “Norton Symantec.” The fraudulent emails claimed, in part: “Your e-mail address was successfully upgraded with the latest Norton Antivirus update. In order to ensure your account […]

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We recently received reports about private messages found on Facebook and distributing a link, which is a shortened URL pointing to an archive file “May09-Picture18.JPG_www.facebook.com.zip”. This archive contains a malicious file named “May09-Picture18.JPG_www.facebook.com” and uses the extension “.COM”. Once executed, this malware (detected as WORM_STECKCT.EVL) terminates services and processes related to antivirus (AV) software, effectively […]

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