Blog Posts Tagged with "infection"
April 13, 2017 Added by:Jesse McKenna
Although traditional anti-malware approaches tend to focus on looking deep within each endpoint for suspicious activity, in the case of ransomware particularly, this equates to monitoring the coal miners and when an event happens, you’ve just lost a miner.
June 30, 2012 Added by:Jayson Wylie
Cleaning up some of the malware on the Internet could be accomplished by what I term as “White-Celled” code -code that can detect, remove malware from machines and then remove itself. The propagation can be Worm-like, initiated by scanned findings or a redirect on the footprint of an attack source...
June 29, 2012 Added by:Headlines
US-CERT "encourages users and administrators to utilize the FBI's rogue DNS detection tool to ensure their systems are not infected with the DNSChanger malware. Computers testing positive for infection of the DNSChanger malware will need to be cleaned of the malware to ensure continued Internet connectivity..."
June 20, 2012 Added by:Wendy Nather
Does having one machine on a botnet at some point automatically mean that more nefarious things are going on besides just selling V1agr4 or perhaps DDoSing the Anonymous target of the week? This is the risk calculation that we need more data to perform, and it's one that the C-suite would really appreciate...
May 09, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Please act now. The clean servers maintained by the private sector in coordination with the FBI will expire on July 9, 2012. Internet users who have the DNSChanger malware and whose IS) has moved them to one of the clean servers, may not have access to the Internet after this date...
May 07, 2012 Added by:Headlines
In the first quarter of 2012 alone, six million new malware samples were created, following the trend of increasingly of previous years. Trojans set a record as the preferred category of cybercriminals for carrying out information theft, representing 80 percent of new malware...
April 23, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The deadline for for systems infected with the DNS Changer malware is fast approaching. Failure to rid a device of the malware prior to the July 9 deadline could result in loss of Internet connectivity. To see if your system is infected, simply visit the following website...
April 13, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"A potential security vulnerability has been identified with certain HP ProCurve 5400 zl switches containing compact flash cards which may be infected with a virus. Reuse of an infected compact flash card in a personal computer could result in a compromise of that system's integrity..."
February 27, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to utilize the FBI's rogue DNS detection tool to ensure their systems are not infected with the DNSChanger. Computers testing positive for infection of the malware will need to be cleaned to ensure continued Internet connectivity...
February 21, 2012 Added by:Brent Huston
I found a new mutation of a PHP bot infector, with zero percent detection by AV software. When I decoded the PHP backdoor I got 17 AV hits on it. This leads to the question about evasion techniques and how effective anti-virus applications are at doing code de-obfuscation...
February 03, 2012 Added by:Brent Huston
If you find those strings, they usually indicate other PHP scanners, worms or attack tools have compromised the system. Now, if you don’t find those, it does NOT mean the system is safe, the list of all of those relevant strings would be too large and dynamic to manage...
January 31, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The report attributes the increase to automation techniques being more widely used in the creation of malware variants - slightly altered signatures developed to foil anti-malware detection software. The report notes a sharp increase in the proliferation of Trojans...
January 05, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"When I first came upon the attack there were about 80 pages infected according to Google searches. Today, well as the title suggests we top a million, about 1,070,000 in fact - there will be duplicate URLs that show up in the searches. Still working on a discrete domain list for this..."
December 07, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle
A look at the top viruses for each country shows a lot of cookie based viruses. Which may or may not be real viruses, but the rates are high none the less. But how does this compare to what other vendors are finding?
August 18, 2011 Added by:Javvad Malik
Given the number of devices currently connected to the internet, factoring in new devices that are being added daily, subtracting devices being removed, factoring in energy reserves and the possibility of a giant tsunami wiping out humanity, I have approximately 134.2 years to go...
July 25, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Be cautious when clicking on breaking news trends and stories within search results related to the Oslo tragedy. Right now it seems to be infecting one user every second. The scam is a form of ‘clickjacking’ that replicates itself on users’ walls after they click on fake posts..."
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