New malicious PDF

A new type of malicious PDF file has recently been spotted in the wild. This one contains an malicious object that was embedded into the file through the use of common the …

Poisoned search results: Our daily reality

The biggest threat to search engines are not their competitors, but poisoned search results. Since the moment when search engines have largely become the starting point for …

A closer look at EXE Password Protector

Eltima’s EXE Password Protector (v. 1.1.6.214) allows you to password-protect any Windows executable file (excluding only system-critical files which influence Windows …

Changes in new ZeuS variants

The ZeuS/Zbot Trojan variants have been around for a long time. It has come to the point where the name is no longer recognized only by security specialist, but by the general …

Scammers’ link architectures

As much as it hurts us to admit, online scamming shares many of the characteristics of a legal business. Why? Because, in the end, they have the same goal – revenue. To …

A ZeuS killer? Not really

The “Kill ZeuS” feature of the SpyEye crimeware toolkit is more likely to bring in more money to the ZeuS toolkit makers than to encroach upon their territory. How …

Facebook shows its true face

The F8 conference has ended, and Facebook has started making changes and setting the stage for the announced spread through the entire Internet. They might not put it like …

CAPTCHA solving farms headed for extinction?

Most employees in developed countries usually balk at the idea of doing a repetitive task for 8 hours a day for a low pay, so outsourcing simple (but monotonous) jobs has been …