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Web-based malware has increased over the last few years due to an abrupt spike in new exploit kits. These kits target vulnerabilities in popular applications and provide an effective way for cybercriminals to distribute malware. We have already discussed Red Kit, a common exploit kit. Recently McAfee Labs has observed an increase in the prevalence […]

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Within a short time period of less than 24 hours, cybercriminals have already taken advantage of Monday’s explosion at the Boston Marathon as a newsworthy item. My colleague Mary Ermitano-Aquino noted a spam outbreak of more than 9,000 Blackhole Exploit Kit spammed messages, all related to the said tragedy that killed at least three people […]

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We were alerted in July 2012 about malicious apps that we detect as ANDROIDOS_CONTACTS.E. We investigated the related spam, which arrives on the mobile device. What is noteworthy about this threat is that the spam were distributed not only to smartphones, but also to feature phones as well. This indicates that the spammers may have […]

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