Emsisoft Lab, Security Knowledge [Jun, 30, 2010]

Browsers, and increasing threats.

How many times have you been infected while browsing, or to ask a simpler question how many times you have actually thought that your browser may be the root cause of many a security problems you have in your system? The malware authors are always on the look out to find the easiest way to […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Jun, 17, 2010]

Facebook, Twitter and more spams

There seems to be no end for the circulation of twitter spams, and now the malware authors have started trying various strategies to bring similar consequences. We blogged last week about the increasing twitter spam, and installation of rogue security softwares alongwith other malwares. Ofcourse the malware authors did not stop trying , and we […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Jun, 11, 2010]

Twitter spam and some details

We wanted to add on some details on what we found after our research in regards to the Twitter spam emails. The original Trojan dropper sample named, Twitter_security_model_setup.exe is approximately 416768 bytes, having an icon similar to Windows Update notification On further analysis we found out the sample to be a variant of TDSS rootkit, […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Jun, 8, 2010]

You’ve got Twit…err Problems!

There is a new spam going around dropping malicious binaries and variants of rogue security softwares. We got this specific email few hours ago There have been few alterations of the same email, ( More can be seen here ), and if looked closely all hyperlinked texts point to a non-twitter related url. We went […]