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Introduction Orbit Downloader by Innoshock is a popular file downloading add-on for web browsers, used not only to speed up the transfer of files over the Internet but also for its ability to download embedded videos from popular streaming video sites like YouTube. Figure 1 – Orbit Downloader Orbit Downloader has been around since at […]

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The malware BKDR_ADDNEW, better known as “DaRK DDoSseR” in the underground, is a tool that provides distributed denial of service (DDOS) capability combined with password stealing functionality. The tool costs $30 and has been available for several years.Recently, our friends at FireEye reported seeing computers that had been compromised by BKDR_ADDNEW and later updated with […]

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The May edition of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool saw the inclusion of two new malware families: Win32/Unruy and Win32/Dishigy. Let’s dig a bit deeper into Dishigy and the nature of Denial of Service.So, bear with me while I take you back to security 101.A Denial of Service (DoS) attack is a pretty straightforward […]

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