An examination of malware ecosystems

Malware delivery networks are typically hosted across multiple sites and are responsible for launching dynamic attacks on unsuspecting users. A new Blue Coat report examines …

The most active first quarter in malware history

With six million unique samples of recorded malware, Q1 2011 was the most active first quarter in malware history, according to McAfee. The report revealed many of the trends …

The resurrection of the Mariposa botnet

When the news that the Spanish police arrested the three individuals suspected of running the Mariposa botnet was made public back in March 2010, it was generally thought that …

Fake VirusTotal site serves malware

VirusTotal – the popular free file checking website – has been spoofed by malware peddlers, warns Kaspersky Lab. A simple visit to the site triggers the download …

Multiplatform Java botnet spotted in the wild

Cross-platform malware is still a rare occurrence, so when it’s detected, it usually attracts more attention than the malware engineered to affect only one particular …