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Win32/Flamer: the 21st Century Whale

Despite the confusion and the stampede to claim detection ownership, W32/Flamer is more than a media sensation.

Kelihos: not Alien Resurrection, more Attack of the Clones

How the Kelihos botnet survived a stake through the heart, and some alternatives to garlic and silver bullets.

MS10-092 and Stuxnet

…among the 17 security bulletins just released by Microsoft on Patch Tuesday, MS10-092 addresses the Task Scheduler vulnerability prominently exploited by Win32/Stuxnet…

Kaspersky, Virus Total, and Unacceptable Shortcuts

Larry Seltzer posted an interesting item yesterday.  The article on "SW Tests Show Problems With AV Detections " is  based on an "Analyst's Diary" entry called "On the way to better testing." Kaspersky did something rather interesting, though a little suspect. They created 20 perfectly innocent executable files, then created fake detections for ten of them.

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