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It is not uncommon to see social media accounts, specifically Twitter accounts, directing users to malicious sites such as the ones hosting Android.Opfake, an issue we blogged about last year. Recently, we discovered that the accounts of innocent users were being compromised to tweet these types of malicious links to their followers.   Figure 1. […]

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The current threat landscape is often driven by web-based malware and exploit kits that are regularly updated with newly found vulnerabilities. Recently, we received an interesting malware binary–a JAR package that opens a back door for an attacker to execute commands and acts as a bot after infection. This archive does not exploit any Java […]

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Brazilian cybercrime is based primarily on the spread of Trojan bankers. For some time now the country’s bad guys have been investing their efforts in new monetization schemes, the latest includes the use of adware. And the perfect place for distributing this sort of malware? Yes, that’s right – social networks. This is how “PimpMyWindow”, […]

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