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Sadly, Cyprus has been the source of bad news lately. Even sadder, nothing travels faster than bad news, and bad people are all too ready to use bad news to trick their victims into opening bad files. My colleague Aleksandr Matrosov has alerted us to a spammed out message crammed with malicious links. Here’s a […]

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A few months ago I wrote a fairly short comment piece for Virus Bulletin on how some popular posts to Facebook that invite you to make use of your personal data might be useful to scammers and others as part of some sort of data aggregation attack. An example I included was a popular posting […]

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Here's a quick summary of the PREFETCH and INF ploys I mentioned in a separate blog here. These are alternatives (or supplements) used by support scammers from India to the Event Viewer and ASSOC/CLSID ploys also used to "prove" to a victim that their system is infected with malware or has other security/integrity problems. The "Prefetch" command shows […]

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