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November 2007

Good Bye Seoul!

This year’s Association of Antivirus Asia Research (AVAR) conference was held in Seoul, Korea.  The conference ended this evening after two days of presentations and discussions.   The conference was a good opportunity to learn more about specific threats targeting Asia.  We learned that online game information stealing is prevalent in this part of the

PaChat Targeted Attack in Canada

At the end of last week, we were made aware of a new targeted attack. The social engineering strategy and malware construction caught our attention because of its sophistication.  The threat came as an e-mail addressed to a director at a company based in Canada.  The e-mail was addressed with the full name, street address

Bot Stories

Computer experts are familiar with the .com file type. The .com extension is often used by binary program files under MS-DOS. Why is this important? Because anything that has the ‘.com’ extension on a windows system is considered as an executable file and is executed when a user doubles click on it. The same is

What’s a redirect and why is it bad?

  A redirect is a way to take a web surfer to another site. Redirection is very useful when done right. Instead of getting an error message that the page cannot be found you can be redirected to a page that helps you find what you are looking for. At ESET we use redirects properly.

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