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Brazilian banking Trojan disguised as Microsoft anti-virus software

A Trojan (identified as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.VB.aoff) is targeting Windows-based systems by removing built-in AV software and clearing a path for cybercriminals to silently steal online banking credentials. The Trojan affects ‘ntldr’ the default boot loader in Windows.The Trojan is propagating as…

Advanced SystemCare 5 Released!

Advanced SystemCare 5: IObit Debuts The New Release Of Its Flagship Software Suite. Advanced SystemCare is one of the most downloaded Windows utility programs; version 5 of the software sees new functionality and features, making it one of the most…

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MacX DVDRipper Pro

I’m sure I’m not the only one that is tired of booting up a Windows machine or VM whenever you want to rip a disc. Ripping in Linux is still a little cumbersome and usually there is about a 50/50…

Password, What Password?

Exploiting Software 03/11Password, What Password?

Malware Analisys for Windows Systems Administrators Using Sysinternal Tools By Dennis Distler Today administrators deal with malware infections almost daily. Often malware is customized for specific organizations, departments in an organization, and even individuals in the organization. This type of…

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Thanksgiving day is around the corner, MacXDVD would like to take this opportunity to express our thanks for your help and are glad to provide 10, 000 copies of MacX DVD Ripper Pro for give away, along with 60% off…

Hakin9 Extra Rootkit

Hakin9 Extra – Rootkit 06/2011

Rootkits Hidden in Hardware of PC by Anibal Sacco Let’s think like an attacker for a second. There are multiple applications dedicated to find malicious code both in user and in kernel space. So new places have to be found…

Critical TCP/IP flaw fixed in November Patch Tuesday release

Microsoft released their November Patch Tuesday on the 8th November which also included a critical TCP/IP fix. The TCP/IP component affects Windows 7, Server 2008 and Vista. Microsoft said an attacker could use a specially crafted UDP data packet to…

Apple release critical Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 updates

Apple has updated vulnerabilities in Java for Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 systems, some of which could allow an attacker to execute code outside of the secure Java sandbox. Vulnerabilities in Shockwave and Java are becoming an increasing security…

Adobe release critical ShockWave security update

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.1.629 and earlier versions on the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker, who successfully exploits these vulnerabilities, to run malicious code on the affected system.¬†Adobe recommends…

Win32k TrueType font-parsing engine vulnerability

Microsoft issued an advisory this week on the TrueType font-parsing vulnerability. The flaw affects every supported version of Windows including Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008. The vulnerability was found to spread the Duqu malware, which is derived from the…

Malware using Windows Task Scheduler

Windows Task Scheduler (AT.exe) is well known to us all, but the Stuxnet worm has introduced the Zlob variants and click-fraud Trojan Bamital which researchers have found are continuing to make use of the Windows Task Scheduler. Some of this…