Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Feb, 29, 2012]

BBB & IRS Spam Campaign

We received so many spam emails about BBB (Better Business Bureau) and IRS (Internal Revenue Service) that we had a closer look at it. The emails come from spoofed addresses, such as alert[at]irs.com, subscriptions[at]irs.com, accounts[at]irs.com, etc. Dear Accountant Officer, Hereby you are notified that your Tax Return Appeal id#[NUMBER] has been REJECTED. If you consider […]

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 […]