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We recently came across a compromised website pushing out a payload that belongs to the Pushdo botnet, a botnet reportedly controlled by a well-funded Eastern European Cybercrime group. This botnet has often been closely associated with the Cutwail spam botnet. In the past, the Cutwail group would spam out payloads for the Pushdo botnet, which […]

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Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web is warning users about new malicious modules found in the malware that is used to create and maintain the Rmnet bot network. One of them allows attackers to disable the anti-virus software installed on the infected computers. Doctor Web’s analysts also managed to hijack a Rmnet subnetwork whose bots contain […]

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Any malicious code that has infected 25,000 computers–60% of them in the United States–and achieved a spam rate of 80 million messages per hour, which in turn lead to 1,400 compromised websites, is a threat worthy of analysis. Such is the case with the malware we detect as Win32/TrojanDownloader.Zortob.B. This computer Trojan can steal credentials […]

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