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December 8, 2011


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 an attachment on an email. This attack vector relies on the victim clicking on the […]

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November 29, 2011

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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 comprehensive PC maintenance and optimization suites available today. SAN FRANCISCO15th November 2011–The number of PC […]

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November 24, 2011


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 chance it will work out nicely, so Windows is what most folks use to rip. […]

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November 21, 2011

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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 malware typically is not identified by anti-virus products, and it is up to the administrator […]

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November 21, 2011

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MacXDVD Thanksgiving Special Offer

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 discount on the ultimate DVD video HD Video Converter Pro for Windows can be grabbed […]

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November 17, 2011


Windows 8 patch process to introduce smart updates and messaging

Microsoft aims to streamline the update and provide smart messaging as part of it’s new Windows 8 release next year (2012). Redmond aims to reduce the number of restarts to updates – hopefully removing the need for changes to ‘code in use’ having to reboot the OS. Windows restarts are disruptive to user experience especially […]

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November 14, 2011

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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 to deploy your code while keeping it stealthy. TDSS aka TDL – Chronology by Eugene […]

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November 10, 2011


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 trigger a crash and remotely execute code on a a targeted system. Microsoft has fixed […]

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November 10, 2011


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 issue for businesses. Most administrators fail to update these patches outside of Windows updates. Java […]

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November 10, 2011


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 users of Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.1.629 and earlier versions update to Adobe Shockwave Player 11.6.3.633.Comments

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November 4, 2011


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 infamous Stuxnet worm. Microsoft say that an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run […]

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November 4, 2011


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 malware and new malware variants (including APT-attacks) are injecting malicious code into the Windows Task […]

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