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November 5, 2010 By SecureMac

Boonana Trojan Horse Removal Tool

SecureMac has discovered a new cross-platform trojan horse in the wild that affects Mac OS X, including Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6). The...

February 8, 2012 by

Naming and shaming doesn't catch crims

Organisations and security researchers sick of seeing cybercriminals getting away have begun to name and shame scammers, but this may be helping rather than hindering criminals, according to Kaspersky Lab senior security researcher Stefan Tanase.

February 23, 2010 by

10 things you didn't know about the Koobface gang

The intensive multitasking on behalf of the Koobface gang, next to the fact that the Koobface botnet is the tip of the iceberg for their malicious operations, prompts the publishing of this top 12 things you didn't know about the Koobface gang list.

October 14, 2009 by

New Koobface campaign spoofs Adobe's Flash updater

Earlier this week, the botnet masters behind the most efficient social engineering driven botnet, Koobface, launched a new campaign currently spreading across Facebook with a new template spoofing Adobe's Flash updater embedded within a fake Youtube page.

July 7, 2009 by

Koobface worm joins the Twittersphere

Cybercriminals are experimenting with a new feature introduced in one of the latest Koobface variants - the ability of the worm to hijack the Twitter accounts of infected users and post tweets in an attempt to infect their followers.According to researchers from TrendMicro, once the infected user attempts to log into Twitter, Koobface hijacks the session and posts a tweet on behalf of the user.

December 5, 2008 by

Facebook security warning leaves users confused

Facebook today sent out a security warning to some of its users alerting them that their passwords have been changed due to alleged suspicious activities happening on their accounts.The email appears to be a reaction from the social network due to the newest appearance of Koobface, a worm that preys on the paranoia of users and leverages seemingly trusted redirects to infect its victims.

November 10, 2008 by

Koobface Facebook worm still spreading

Originally spreading since July, the Koobface worm remains active according to a recent security alert issued by Websense :"The email reveals that infected user accounts are being used to post messages to Facebook friends lists. The content was an enticing message with a link that used a Facebook open redirector.


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