Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Apr, 30, 2014]

New Sefnit Variant Adopts SSH to Commit Click Fraud

There’s a new variant of Sefnit in town, which has ditched the Tor anonymity network in favor of Secure Shell (SSH) network protocol to commit click fraud and mine for cryptocurrency.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 29, 2014]

Warning: Adobe Flash Zero Day CVE-2014-0515

Adobe Flash 13.0.0.182 and all earlier versions are vulnerable to a critical, zero day vulnerability and need to be updated to version 13.0.0.206.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 28, 2014]

Warning: Internet Explorer Zero Day CVE-2014-1776

A new zero day vulnerability that allows for remote execution of malicious code through Internet Explorer 6-11 is currently being exploited in the wild.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 25, 2014]

BadLepricon Mobile Malware Mines for Bitcoin Gold

ALERT: BadLepricon is a Bitcoin mining mobile malware on Google Play that propagates through Trojan downloads disguised as live wallpaper apps.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 24, 2014]

Warning: We Heart It Spreads Diet Pill Twitter Spam

Thousands of tweets reading “If I didn’t try this my life wouldn’t have changed” have spread diet pill spam through compromised We Heart It accounts.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 24, 2014]

The 2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

POS data breaches down, Cyber Espionage reporting on the rise. We’ve compiled a short summary of Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report, which analyzes data breach statistics from 50 law enforcement agencies and private organizations around the world.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 22, 2014]

Michaels Arts & Crafts Confirms Data Breach

North American retailer Michaels Arts & Crafts has just confirmed a data breach affecting over 3 million credit cards swiped at over 1000 retail locations.

Reviews & Awards [Apr, 22, 2014]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware Scores Advanced+ Rating in AV-Comparatives File Detection Test

Top score once again! Emsisoft Anti-Malware achieves an Advanced+ rating in the March 2014 AV-Comparatives File Detection Test of Malicious Software.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 17, 2014]

Watch out for iBanking Android Rogue on Facebook

A new one-two punch combination uses a malicious Javascript web injection on Facebook to try to fool users into downloading the iBanking rogue app onto their Android device.

Emsisoft News [Apr, 17, 2014]

Emsisoft Special Easter Offer

The Emsisoft Easter Celebration 2014 starts tonight and will be more exciting than ever. We’ve got not 1 but 5 really awesome deals we’d love to share with you!

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Apr, 15, 2014]

LaCie Data Breach – Part of a Larger Malware Trend

ALERT! LaCie Hardware has just confirmed a data breach affecting customers who made online transactions on its website between March 27, 2013 and March 10, 2014. Emsisoft provides steps to breach mitigation and investigates how this latest event is part of a larger malware trend.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 15, 2014]

Emsisoft Knowledgebase: The Truth About CAPTCHA Cracking

Those distorted word images are doing more than proving you’re not a robot. There is a dark, spammy world beneath the CAPTCHAs you find on freemail and in blogs. Emsisoft discusses the economy of the CAPTCHA crack.

Emsisoft News [Apr, 15, 2014]

Voting: Select your Champion in the Emsisoft Illustration Contest 2014

It is time to pick your Champion in the Emsisoft Illustration Contest 2014

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Apr, 14, 2014]

Protecting Yourself from Heartbleed

As the Heartbleed crisis settles, many are wondering what they should do to protect themselves. To help, Emsisoft has provided some clear-cut tips on handling Heartbleed.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 11, 2014]

Special Delivery: Malware via UPS Email Scam

A new cyberscam attempts to spread malware through fake delivery rescheduling emails from UPS. Emails contain a malicious link disguised as a package tracking number.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 9, 2014]

World of Warcraft Expansion Pack Phishing Scam

Gamers Beware! A new email phishing scam targets World of Warcraft players anxiously awaiting the upcoming release of the Warlords of Draenor expansion pack.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Apr, 8, 2014]

New Zeus Variant with Digital Signature

Zeus has struck again – this time adding a fraudulent digital signature to its bag of tricks. Signed or not, Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects malware from the Zbot/Zeus family as Trojan.Win32.Zbot.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 8, 2014]

The Heartbleed Bug: A Critical Vulnerability in OpenSSL

Alert!!! The Heartbleed vulnerability allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by multiple versions of OpenSSL.