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Phishers Want You to Have a Coke and a Drive-by

By Andrew Brandt

As recently as a few months ago, malware distributors went to what looked like great lengths to craft complex, sophisticated Web pages designed to trick visitors into believing they were visiting a page with an embedded video and — oops! 333 more words

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Keylogger Poses as Document from Spain's Central Bank

By Andrew Brandt

An attempt to push down the Trojan-Backdoor-Zbot password thief to Spaniards may signal a new wave of attacks by a crew of attackers who spent the better part of 2009 trying to convince gullible Internet users in different countries to download and execute Zbot installers poorly disguised as transaction records or other important financial documents. 482 more words

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Zbot Fakes ABA Banking Site, Seeks a Stimulus Package

By Andrew Brandt

As the reign of nuisance by Trojan-Backdoor-Zbot continues, the latest scam invites victims to review a “transaction report” on a page supposedly on the Web site of the… 313 more words

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A Look Back at the Worst Infections of 2009

By Andrew Brandt

It’s not clear whether the past year will go down in history as a particularly bad year for malware, but one thing is certain: It was bad enough, at times, that fighting infections and cleaning PCs took priority over virtually all other work. 824 more words

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Fake Zbot Site Poses as CDC H1N1 Flu Vaccine Info

By Andrew Brandt

The newest victim of the fauxWebsites-posing-as-government-pages scam is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the same vein as fake pages supposedly hosted on the Web servers of the… 299 more words

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Phishing Scheme Targets E-Payment Rule-Maker, NACHA

By Andrew Brandt

Coming on the heels of similar fraud schemes that targeted victims using the names of such familiar institutions as the FDIC, … 472 more words

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