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We recently came across a compromised website pushing out a payload that belongs to the Pushdo botnet, a botnet reportedly controlled by a well-funded Eastern European Cybercrime group. This botnet has often been closely associated with the Cutwail spam botnet. In the past, the Cutwail group would spam out payloads for the Pushdo botnet, which […]

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Spammers continue to leverage the crisis in Syria for their personal gain. Besides taking advantage of a scam message that claimed to be from The Red Cross, spammers are now taking advantage of emails about the news in Syria. They have snuck in a few malicious messages containing random URLs that entice users to go […]

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Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web is warning users about the malignant program BackDoor.Saker.1, which is capable of bypassing the User Account Control (UAC). The program’s main function is to execute directives from criminals and, most importantly, to intercept user keystrokes (keylogging). In a compromised system, the Trojan launches the file temp.exe to bypass the UAC. […]

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