Emsisoft Lab [Aug, 29, 2010]

Security Essentials. NOT !

Rogue Security products are constantly submitted to us by our customers and researchers for analysis, and carrying on our little analysis report of something interesting we come across while doing those analyses. This week our research lab got to meet a rogue product faking itself to be Microsoft’s security product, Microsoft Security Essentials. Let us […]

Emsisoft Lab [Aug, 20, 2010]

Rogue Antivirus. Again?

We blogged about Antivirus2010 and tried to find out a little more than what normal analysis could have done. Our series of exposing latest rogue security product variants continue this week with another of its kind, Security Suite. Back in 2008 with AntivirusXP and then with few others, a trend started in rogues which were […]

Emsisoft News [Aug, 18, 2010]

Emsisoft + SandBoxie

We are excited to announce an awesome opportunity to try out Emsisoft AntiMalware and Sandboxie together. Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space which prevents them from making permanent changes to other programs and data in your computer. Sandboxie is an awesome product and complements Emsisoft AntiMalware very well. We have negotiated a very […]

Alerts & Outbreaks [Aug, 11, 2010]

VB100 for Emsisoft!

Emsisoft Anti-Malware have remained steps ahead of malware authors and we make sure we are keeping our customers confident and safe while using their system. We are very proud to state that we have been awarded the prestigious VB100 award this month. Those who are not aware, from Virus Bulletin’s website, http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/index In order to […]

Emsisoft Lab [Aug, 9, 2010]

antivirus2010, userinit and then some more

There is a new rogue variant making rounds going by the name Antivirus2010. The malware copies itself to the System32 directory with a name similar to commonly used Windows file present in same directory. If looked through naked eye, there seems to exist two userinit.exe though one has a unique icon and the other doesn’t. […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Aug, 1, 2010]

Fake Facebook worm spreading through Yahoo, IRC

In between email spams, twitter, facebook let us not forget one of the most prevalent medium a malware can spread around. Messengers have always been a popular medium for malware propagation and we at Emsisoft Labs recently came across worm like behavior attempting to spread through Yahoo! Messenger. The initial picture is not too unfamiliar […]