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Support Scammers: Hoping to Reign in Spain?

More about the support scammer trend towards finding victims in Spain who aren’t fluent English speakers.

February ThreatSense Report

The February ThreatSense Report is now available…

From Russia with Spam

…Ontinet has been noticing lots of emails with links to forums. Following the links leads to a forum full of spam products, from replica watches to viagra…

Stuxnet: the Never-Ending Story

…The NYT article strikes me as being well-researched, well-written, and well worth reading, and the involvement of Dimona is more plausible than much of the speculation I’ve seen, but it’s still hard to distinguish hard fact from sheer guesswork…

Stuxnet Code: Chicken Licken or Chicken Run?

…given the amount of detailed analysis that’s already available (and I mean substantial blocks of reverse-engineered code, not high-level analysis and code snippets and descriptions), I’m not sure that anyone with malicious intent and a smidgen of technical skill would need the original code…

Fake Support: the War Drags On

After quite a few months of trying to raise public awareness of the problem of fake support cold-calling both here [and elsewhere, it's good to see other vendors also starting to publicize the issue. I've previously cited an article by Symantec's Orla Cox that describes one exchange of civilities with one of the scammers, and

Images are not always what they seem

So what we really have is a file with a filename extension that looks like a jpg image, but which really acts as a container for a file with a deceptive double extension.

DLL loading vulnerability

Scarcely had we got our breath back mainly after Microsoft addressed a serious vulnerability in handling .LNK (shortcut) files, before researcher HD Moore made public a serious security failure in the dynamic loading of libraries in Windows that came to light when he was investigating the .LNK issue.

Incidents on Facebook

My Spanish colleague Josep Albors has also commented on recent Facebook security issues. Mistakes in translation and interpretation are, as always, mine. The world's largest social network is a nearly inexhaustible news source: not only because it has reached 500 million users, or because it's the subject of a forthcoming film. It is also making

Fake MoviStar Emails Spread Malware

My colleague Josep Albors flagged this issue on the Ontinet blog a little earlier today. I’ve flagged it here as it’s likely that there are similar messages carrying the same malware circulating in languages other than Spanish.

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