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How Theola malware uses a Chrome plugin for banking fraud

A deep dive into Win32/Theola, one of the most malicious components of the notorious bootkit family, Win32/Mebroot.FX. Theola uses malicious Chrome browser plugins to steal money.

Java zero day = time to disable Java, in your browser at least

Now is the time to disable Java in your web browser, or even remove it from your system if that is practical. Why? The bad guys are hard at work trying to exploit a zero day vulnerability in the latest version of Java (version 1.7, Update 6.). This vulnerability is the subject of a US-CERT

Facebook and Microsoft De-cloak Chrome – MS Neuters Their Privacy Advocate

What’s wrong with this picture? Yes, that’s right, I am using Google’s incognito mode and Clicker knows exactly who I am! I have previously blogged here and here about Facebook’s instant personalization, but let me spell it out for you. Facebook “Instant Personalization” destroys Google Chrome’s “Incognito mode”. There is nothing incognito about opening a

Adobe Flash, The Spy in Your Computer – Part 3

In the first two parts (Part 1, Part 2) of this series I discussed some of the privacy issues associated with Flash and also explained the configuration options that Adobe offers. If you are willing to go through the hassle of creating an mms.cfg file and maintaining it then you really do have the ability

Compressed URLs & Twitter

The Research team in San Diego has several Twitter accounts that we use, both to follow other people and to keep people who follow us informed about hopefully useful stuff like blogs and new papers. http://twitter.com/esetresearch is the official team Twitter account, but we also post stuff to http://twitter.com/ESETLLC and http://twitter.com/ESETblog, which have more followers at

Creador de falsos navegadores web

Queremos alertar a nuestros lectores que es posible que se estén diseminando códigos maliciosos mimetizados en falsos instaladores de los más conocidos navegadores web. Luego de dar a conocer uno de los tantos programas que utilizan técnicas maliciosas anti-análisis para evitar su detección, hemos encontrado una nueva aplicación automatizada concebida para la creación de malware.

Google Chrome May be the Wrong Choice

After having used the Google Chrome internet browser for a while now, I can say that it is generally a pretty nice browser, but I have some very serious privacy concerns.

Prevención en navegadores ante ataques ClickJacking

Al comenzar a utilizarse ClickJacking para engañar e infectar usuarios, una de las preguntas que inmediatamente viene a colación es ¿de qué manera podemos prevenir este ataque? Por eso en ESET hemos desarrollado esta pequeña guía de configuración para cada navegador. La cuestión se centra en deshabilitar algunas funcionalidades en los navegadores como la ejecución

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