Alerts & Outbreaks [Dec, 31, 2014]

Steam Chat malware steals financial information with one-click

Hackers are using the Steam Chat room to spread dangerous malware by sending hyperlinks that appear to come from a trusted friend.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Dec, 31, 2014]

Cyber Fallout! South Korean nuclear reactor breached with USB malware

South Korean nuclear reactor was breached with an unauthorized USB device containing malware.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Dec, 30, 2014]

Pirated downloads of The Interview spread malware to Android devices

The app Android/Badaccents claims to download the movie The Interview, but instead torments Android users who download the app with a banking trojan that has already infected more than 20,000 users.

[Dec, 26, 2014]

Chthonic trojan on the rise!

Chthonic trojan is infecting Microsoft products by stealing online banking information using spear-phising and web injection attacks.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Dec, 12, 2014]

March (attack!) of the Penguins! Linux Turla Edition

Linux impregnable to malware? Last week, security researchers discovered a new trojan that infected Linux operating systems around the world, targeting government and pharmaceutical companies.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [May, 18, 2011]

May 21st the end of the world? (But malware still alive!)

Rumors that said that on the next May 21st 2011 will be the end of the world indeed have become wide spread, and this news has become very popular since a few days ago, and the cyber criminal are also already aware of it. When I do a search images on Google using keyword “end […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Apr, 28, 2011]

The Royal Wedding and The Fake Antivirus

The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton that will be held tomorrow, on April 29, will attract the attention of many people around the world, and has become a trending topic on various websites, especially the social networking sites. No doubt, it also became an easy target for the malware authors to spread […]

Emsisoft Lab [Jan, 1, 2011]

The Fake Defragmenter Invasion

Since the beginning of its popularity in the end of October 2010; a rogue defragmenter still continues to haunt the users, which in the end of 2010 has reached 20 variants, and may still continue to rise. The author has never stopped producing new variants. As is typical of the rogue application, this rogue defragmenter […]

Emsisoft Lab [Dec, 17, 2010]

Do not Install, I’m malware!

We received an email from ‘Instant Spyware Remover’, saying that Emsisoft Anti-Malware have a false positive, detecting their application as malware. Alright, to prove it, I downloaded the latest installer from as they say, and tested it on a clean machine. Then, what I found next was very interesting and made me laugh: this […]