Emsisoft Lab [Oct, 20, 2010]

Rogues keeps coming, and fake alerts

With our continuous series of exposing prevalent widespread rogue security products, we carried out a deep analysis on Antivirus Studio 2010. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects the threat as Adware.Win32.AntivirusStudio2010. The rogue has been very prevalent in recent weeks and having common characteristics of performing a fake scan when it gets executed in the system. The rogue […]

Emsisoft Lab [Oct, 2, 2010]

New age of Social (Network+Engineer)ing

Social Networking has really taken off in the last couple of years, and websites related to the same are experiencing big time hits all around the world. Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, and then there is Vkontakte (Vk.com for English speaking users), each having millions of users registered and thus huge targets for malware authors. The more […]