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With the amount of media coverage surrounding this year’s papal conclave and inauguration, it’s hardly a surprise that cybercriminals have taken advantage of this event to victimize users. We recently spotted spam that use newly-elected Pope Francis as the subject.These email messages use the new pope and controversies surrounding the Catholic Church to pique the […]

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It is not uncommon for the AVG Web Threats Research Group to receive comments from webmasters of compromised sites that are serving malicious content to their visitors, questioning whether the AVG detections on their sites are correct. They almost invariably are correct. The Web Threats team maintains the LinkScanner component and the team is justifiably […]

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This article was written in collaboration with my colleague Jean-Ian Boutin. The Wigon botnet (also known as Cutwail) is being used in a massive spam campaign. A multitude of ruses are used to get the user to click on a link: fake LinkedIn or Facebook notifications, free Windows licenses, fake deliveries etc. The links are […]

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