Security researchers from Microsoft, have intercepted multiple localized ransomware variants, impersonating law enforcement agencies across the world.
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Researchers from PandaLabs have spotted a Microsoft themed ransomware variant.
According to a newly released report, 64% of all the reported Microsoft vulnerabilities for 2009 could have been mitigated by using the principle of the least privileged accounts.
Rogue online pharmacies have found a way to exploit Bing's advertising program.According to a recently released report by KnujOn and LegitScript, 90% of the Bing sponsored pharmacy ads were rogue ones, shipping counterfeit prescription drugs, with the bogus companies participating part of larger affiliate networks like this one analyzed last year.
During the last couple of hours, a fake Microsoft patch themed malware campaign was restarted by its botnet masters, once again spamming a non-existent Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721) as officexp-KB910721-FullFile-ENU.exe detected as VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.
Researchers from Computer Associates (NASDAQ:CA) and Sophos are reporting on three currently active malware campaigns using fake Microsoft patch themes as a social engineering tactic to spread over email.
Researchers from Remote-Exploit.org, the home of the BackTrack pen-testing Linux distribution, have recently released an open source wireless keyboard sniffer Keykeriki, capable of sniffing and decoding keystrokes of Microsoft 27Mhz based keyboards through on-the-fly deciphering of XOR based encryption.
Never let a human do a malware infected host's CAPTCHA recognition job.