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Remove Koobface Worm Now! Spyware Warning:

by Cy-V
One of the worst viruses that can affect the machine is koobface worm. This worked as a false anti spyware software that would set up a system scan and give reports that the machine is infected with malevolent software and proceeds to create harmless files and identify them as spyware…

Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

June 8, Softpedia – (International) After CNN patches vulnerability, diet spammers start abusing Ask.com flaw. Spammers abused an open redirect vulnerability in CNN’s Web site until the news organization closed the vulnerability. 163 more words


McAfee Quarterly Threat Report: Spike in Spam

McAfee Threats Report: First Quarter 2013 was released today. According to their research, there has been a dramatic increase in instances of the Koobface social networking worm and a rise in the number and complexity of targeted threats (inc information-gathering Trojans and threats targeting systems’ master boot records) 153 more words


Most Unique Viruses of 2012

Rather than a ranking of the most widespread viruses, or those that have caused most infections, these viruses are ones that deserve mention for standing out from the more than 24 million new strains of malware that emerged. 382 more words


Facebook donates $250,000 to help fight cybercrime (using money acquired from spammers)

Congratulations to our good friends at the University of Alabama at Birmingham whose Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research (CIA|JFR) have been awarded $250,000 by Facebook, 332 more words


Facebook Donates $250,000 To The University of Alabama At Birmingham Using Money Acquired From Spammers

Facebook has donated $250,000 to the Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in recognition of its efforts in tracking down the creators of the social media botnet Koobface and other spammers. 518 more words


Sophos releases Exclusive research on Koobface gang

Sophos researchers and investigators across security industry have uncovered an insight into how a group like Koobface is run, and led, and earn millions of dollars every year by compromising computers. 247 more words