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For the past three months we have been investigating a Russian attacker serving malware to hundreds of thousands of users per year. The malware is Backdoor.Proxybox, and our investigation has revealed an entire black hat operation, giving us interesting information on the operation and size of this botnet, and leading us to information that may […]

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While researching outbound malware communications to improve detections for our products, we recently made an interesting discovery. Thousands of samples running in our malware lab reached out to the URL promos.fling.com/geo/txt/city.php. At first we suspected this to be a command and control (C&C) server of botnet malware. However,  Websense® categorization of the main Web page of the […]

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According to media reports, the FBI has arrested two alleged hackers in San Francisco and Phoenix, believed to be associated with the LulzSec and Anonymous hacktivist groups. And one of them is homeless. FoxNews reports that search warrants have also been executed in the states of Minnesota, Montana and New Jersey as part of a […]

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