Emsisoft Lab, Security Knowledge [Apr, 11, 2012]

The ACCDFISA malware family – Ransomware targeting Windows servers

A few weeks ago our colleagues over at BleepingComputer approached us asking for help with a recent malware outbreak that specifically targets Windows servers. Several companies as well as individuals found their servers being locked by a malware that claims to originate from the “Anti Cyber Crime Department of Federal Internet Security Agency” or short […]

Security Knowledge [Apr, 10, 2012]

Emsisoft Commandline Scanner – a small tool with a huge impact

Emsisoft Commandline Scanner is primarily aimed at professional users, systems administrators and security experts. Its strong points are: mobility, as no installation is required; it can, for instance, be used from a USB stick and can also be integrated into batch processes. It uses the same powerful dual-scan engine that has been awarded many prizes […]

Emsisoft Lab [Apr, 8, 2012]

I got a plane ticket from ZeuS!

At the moment there is no week without another spam campaign – this week we proudly present the US Airways ticket scam. The malware behind this scam is still the same as in the previous post, ZeuS a.k.a. Zbot, detected by Emsisoft Anti-Malware as Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot. The following email subjects are being used: US Airways online […]

Security Knowledge [Apr, 4, 2012]

How well is your PC protected?

Good security software is essential these days due to the increasingly rapid spread of malware. However, there are vast differences between the various anti-virus and anti-malware programs available, and often not only in terms of operation but also with regard to the degree of protection they offer. Emsisoft Anti-Malware, for instance, uses three security levels […]