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 Dear Facebook user, if you have been seeing this message in your timeline lately, here’s what you must do:(1) Don’t panic.(2) Raise a skeptical eyebrow. It’s okay.click to enlargeThe text reads: !!!!!!!!!! RED ALERT for YOUR COMPUTER !!!!!!!!!! Please circulate this notice to your friends, family and contacts! In the coming days, warning: do not open […]

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A coordinated effort lead by security researchers at FireEye and Spamhaus has resulted in the takedown of one of the largest spam botnets in the threat landscape. The botnet, known as Grum, was reportedly responsible for close to a third of the world’s spam email traffic.We’ve been watching the developments carefully here at Symantec and […]

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Yesterday, WebPulse blocked over 100 attempts by our users to download a malicious executable. It’s an attack type I don’t remember specifically writing about in the past, so it’s worth a quick post. The sample I grabbed was named USPS_Invoice_10242011.PDF.exe. From the file name, I rather suspected that I would find that this was another […]

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