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Analysis: BitGuard: a system of forced searches

Malware Alerts - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 06:00
In the past year, many users have been forced to deal with an extremely aggressive multi-component system BitGuard which is difficult to completely remove without professional assistance, although technically it comes with uninstallers.

Analysis: Spam report: February 2014

Malware Alerts - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 07:00
The share of spam in global email traffic decreased by 7.6 percentage points and averaged 65.7% in January. As forecasted, the drop in the share of spam was due to a lull early in January when there is less business activity and a large number of botnets are turned off.

No free lunch

SANS Tip-of-the-Day - Sat, 03/15/2014 - 00:27

Blog: Analysis of, Malware from the MtGox leak archive

Malware Alerts - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 09:47
A few days ago the personal blog and Reddit account of MTgox CEO, Mark Karpeles, were hacked

Blog: Agent.btz: a source of inspiration?

Malware Alerts - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 11:01
The past few days has seen an extensive discussion within the IT security industry about a cyberespionage campaign called Turla, aka Snake and Uroburos, which, according to G-DATA experts, may have been created by Russian special services.

Blog: Trust. Trust. Trust

Malware Alerts - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 16:31
Over the past week or so I've been to TrustyCon, Jeffrey Carr's town-hall debate on Privacy v National Security and Georgetown's conference on International Engagement on Cyber. All these conferences had trust as a major focal point.

Blog: RootedCON V

Malware Alerts - Mon, 03/10/2014 - 10:40

It was five years ago when a group of computer security enthusiasts decided to gather together and organize a security conference mainly for a Spanish-speaking audience.

Last week RootedCon celebrated its fifth birthday, gathering more than 1000 attendees. It is now firmly established as the most important security event in Spain.

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