malware-mac-finder2
07 May 2011

Rogue Antivirus Attacks Tailored to Mac and PC

Rogue antivirus is a term used to describe a trojan (called such because it is a malware file disguised as a file the user has been convinced they want to open) that uses social engineering to trick a user into thinking their computer has been infected, and offers a free

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03 May 2011

New Facebook Page Admin Scam

A new scam has come to our attention, one that’s a new take on an old trick in Facebook. Scammers are adding users as page administrators on a page that’s got a poisoned IFRAME set as the default tab.

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wordpress-security
25 Jan 2010

When Your WordPress Blog Gets Hacked

It happens to most bloggers at some point – your WordPress blog gets pwned, and you’re not sure where to even start. I’ve gone through this process enough times, helping friends restore their blogs after a hack that it seemed like it might be helpful if I wrote an article

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25 May 2009

New Facebook Phishing Attempts

Looks like a new round of phishing attacks are well underway, targeting Facebook users. There are a few going around, and they seem to work slightly differently (although same principle) to the previous round of virus/phishing attacks from last year, featuring the Bolivar23.exe virus and the Koobface virus.

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07 Nov 2008

Facebook and MySpace Users, Beware!

I have received two virus emails from two unrelated friends, indicating their accounts have been compromised. The messages are being sent through Facebook and both have had a spammy sounding subject line and a link to a geocities website. This was suspicious enough, but the fact that one message came

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