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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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Malware distributors are turning to recent events to get recipients to follow links to infected websites. The recent “Pope-themed” malware attack is one such example. The attacks at the Boston Marathon and the explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant have been quickly exploited with large quantities of emails sent out including subjects such as: CAUGHT […]

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Apr
2013

While many are still in shock after the Boston Marathon bombings on 16 April, it didn’t take long for cyber criminals to abuse that tragic incident for their dirty deeds. Today we already started receiving emails containing links to malicious locations with names like “news.html”. These pages contain URLs of non-malicious youtube clips covering the […]

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