Tag Archives: Malware

Microsoft Disrupts the Emerging Nitol Botnet

Microsoft and its Digital Crimes Unit have disrupted the emerging Nitol Botnet, which is a really good bit of detective work from a study that found unsecure supply chain systems could be easily utilised for malware. “Earlier this week, the … Continue reading

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The Apple Mac–Flashback Trojan could have netted $10k per day for it’s creators.

The Flashback Trojan which has been one of the most talked about pieces of malware which has affected Apple’s OSX  Operating System, may have for the creators of this malware, netted them $10K per day, according to a report from … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Report highlights Conficker Worm alive and well

The Conficker worm malware infection has been a real pest for a while now and Microsoft have released their latest security report (July – December 2011) highlighting how many times this malware variant was detected worldwide. “Microsoft Corp. today released … Continue reading

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Apple Mac OSX hit again by Malware

In as many weeks, Apples Mac OSX is hit by another Java malware exploit called SabPub. I just as I have mentioned in the past that Apple are really on the edge of an explosion of malwares that will target … Continue reading

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Apple developing a fix tool for the Flashback Trojan

As I reported last week Apple OSX and likely more than 600K users have been affected by a Trojan (a Trojan is a form of Malware). Apple are working on a fix tool to allow users to remove this Trojan. … Continue reading

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Apple computers hit by malware

So you have head all the comments by some people that Apple OSX is immune to malware, while this is not fully correct, as its more the fact that malware writers have not targeted their attacks on Apple OSX, until … Continue reading

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Avoid Windows Telephone Support Scams

I have in the past heard of many of these scams and people who have been duped into thinking the call is actually from Microsoft stating that they have a problems with their PC. These tend to be bogus as … Continue reading

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