Email Worm Spreading Like Wildfire – W32.Imsolk.B@mm

A fast-moving email worm that began spreading on Thursday has been able to affect hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, anti-virus provider Symantec warned. The email arrives with the subject “Here you have.” An executable screensaver that’s disguised as a PDF document then tries to send the same message to everyone listed in the recipient’s […]

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Google Code Discovered Serving Malware

Last year, there was discussion of Google Code, a site which allows developers to host their projects, being used to spread malware. zScaler research found yet another case where Google Code is being used to spread malware. According to Google Code site, “Project Hosting on Google Code provides a free collaborative development environment for open […]

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Zero day exploit for Firefox 3.6

Russian security firm Intevydis has made a Windows exploit for a previously unknown security hole in Firefox 3.6 available to its customers. The exploit allows attackers to remotely gain control of a PC. Intevydis develops the commercial VulnDisco add-on for the also commercial Canvas exploit toolkit by vendor Immunity. On the Immunity forum, developer Evgeny […]

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