Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 28, 2015]

IRC botnets have evolved to steal passwords and avoid detection

A recent study unveils various types of IRC Botnets and their different infection and propagation methods.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Jun, 24, 2011]

Warning: New malware wants to steal your passwords

Social websites like Facebook or Twitter tend to be the number one channel to distribute new malware in 2011. This time a new bot targets Twitter users and spreads via the microblogging service.  Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Worm.Win32.Ngrbot. Read this article to learn more about this new outbreak and how to protect against […]

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 […]