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A new piece of malware called Poweliks can seize control of a Windows computer — and it cant be detected by antivirus programs. From there it can seize control of the computers processes to do things such as download more malware onto the computer. Poweliks is all but invisible to traditional antivirus programs, which work […]

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Over the weekend, Yeh, one of our Security Response Analysts, came across some interesting analysis on a Chinese language forum about an Android app that basically turns a mobile device into a hack-tool capable of stealing information from a connected Windows machine.He managed to find a sample (MD5:283d16309a5a35a13f8fa4c5e1ae01b1) for further investigation. When executed, the sample […]

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A seaside hotel in Pembrokeshire, South West Wales, has become the unwilling participant in a widespread malware attack spammed around the world.Computer users have received emails claiming to be a booking confirmation from the Atlantic Hotel in Tenby.But the truth of the matter is that the emails don’t come from the hotel at all, but […]

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