Posts Tagged 'malware'

August may mean the last days of summer vacation and start of back to school for some, but for die hard NFL fans it also means the return of football (American football that is). And for many this also means the start of their fantasy football league. And though these fantasy teams are not real, […]

Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is the Scan, bringing you the security news you need to become popular and successful. StubHub Thieves Snubbed Six men are facing money laundering, identity theft and other charges for ripping off StubHub for a million dollars’ worth of fraudulent e-tickets. The thieves used stolen account info and stolen […]

One Trojan that just won’t go away is the remote access tool njRAT. Microsoft recently took down a leading domain associated with the malware, but that action did not come off as smoothly as the company hoped. We closely track this remote access tool (RAT) and see a rise in its popularity every year. The […]

Last weekend, it was reported in China that an SMS worm was wildly spreading among Android mobile phones, with more than 500,000 devices infected. The malware spread by sending SMS texts to a phone’s contacts with a message body such as: XXX看这个,http://cdn.<removed>.com/down/4279139/XXshenqi.com This malware is much more than just a worm. It is actually a […]

Europe is currently under attack by spammers trying to get control of Android devices. In Germany the distribution method is via SMS (text) messages, as you can read in this recent McAfee Labs post, while in Poland there is an ongoing email spam campaign distributing a new variant of an Android remote access tool (RAT). […]