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  • Blog Post: Extracting the fare

    When malware is found lurking on a system, quite often it isn't acting alone. Once malware distributors have control of a system, they will do everything they can to compromise the machine and the user for maximum gain -- for instance, hijacking a browser's search results, or using rogue security software...
  • Blog Post: Little Red Ramnit: My, what big eyes you have, Grandma!

    This month's addition to MSRT is Win32/Ramnit . Having been discovered in April 2010, the family is relatively new, however, the authors of Ramnit seem to have a preference for using an older generation of malicious techniques. Whilst there are still a number of parasitic file infectors in the wild,...