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Dissecting Fake Youtube Plugin which scams Facebook users

Introduction We have been coming across many facebook scams. This sample which is taken from one of such scams has an interesting feature in it. It checks for the location of affected victim, and based on the country where the victim is located, additional scripts are injected. The victim is redirected to many other sites […]

DNSChanger FAQ

The FBI will turn off the rogue DNS servers on Monday July 9th, 2012.  Please review the following FAQ to better understand this threat. What is DNSChanger? DNSChanger, also known as Alureon, is a high profile piece of Malware that modifies the DNS settings on the victim PC to divert Internet traffic to malicious web […]

Digital Resurrections – malicious links piggybacking on trending videos

News trending on most major, and a few tech websites, is the re-animated emergence of a digital avatar resembling a long deceased musician. 2Pac videos have gone viral, and as expected it’s almost too good an opportunity for the malware guys to pass up. It must be mentioned that the video format itself is not […]