Banking crisis in Cyprus is now being used in a spam campaign promoting the Blackhole exploit kit and the Win32/Cridex Trojan.
The Java exploit for CVE-2012-1723 is already included in the latest update of the BlackHole exploit kit.
Why you really might prefer to pay for AV security. Free Fall or Free-for-All?
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
ESET is seeing a new step of evolution for the Rovnix bootkit family.
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