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Recent IE Zero-Day attacks lead to the Elderwood group, Symantec states

Symantec has talked about the recent IE zero-days being utilized in their research paper about the Elderwood Project. The paper highlights a string of watering hole attacks by the Elderwood group. After revisiting those previous attacks, they’ve been capable to support that this latest Internet Explorer zero-day is a sequel …

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State-Sponsored Malware predicted to rise in 2013

Imperva security has just published a forecasts for 2013 based attacks.  The New Year, reported Imperva, will have cyber-criminals likely utilizing several hosts, which have progressively advanced malware. The C&C (command-and-control) servers will also be expanded in addition to made more powerful. The predictions include technologies responsible …

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Bogus ‘Citi Account Alert’ spam leading to Black Hole Exploit Kit

Cyber criminals are currently mass mailing hundreds of thousands of emails impersonating Citi, using two different email templates. When clicked, the links in the malevolent emails lead to the client-side exploits serviced by the latest version of the Black Hole Exploit Kit. Webroot completed an analysis of the malicious sites …

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Trojan discovered infiltrating Financial Institutions

Symantec as made a blog post today releasing a Trojan the have recently encountered.  The Antivirus company tagged the malware with the name Trojan.Stabuniq. Symantec discovered the Trojan on several servers belonging to financial institutions, including banking firms and credit unions. The Trojan has also compromised home computers, you can …

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