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Win32/Cridex: Java pushes Cyprus into a Blackhole

Banking crisis in Cyprus is now being used in a spam campaign promoting the Blackhole exploit kit and the Win32/Cridex Trojan.

Java the Hutt meets CVE-2012-1723: the Evil Empire strikes back

The Java exploit for CVE-2012-1723 is already included in the latest update of the BlackHole exploit kit.

Free Anti-virus: Worth Every Penny?

Why you really might prefer to pay for AV security. Free Fall or Free-for-All?

Blackhole, CVE-2012-0507 and Carberp

The Blackhole exploit kit has been updated to version 1.2.3 and includes a new exploit for the Java CVE-2012-0507 vulnerability, which ESET calls Java/ Exploit.CVE-2012-0507

Rovnix Reloaded: new step of evolution

ESET is seeing a new step of evolution for the Rovnix bootkit family.

Spam campaign uses Blackhole exploit kit to install SpyEye

This article was written in collaboration with my colleague Jean-Ian Boutin. The Wigon botnet (also known as Cutwail) is being used in a massive spam campaign. A multitude of ruses are used to get the user to click on a link: fake LinkedIn or Facebook notifications, free Windows licenses, fake deliveries etc. The links are

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