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  • Blog Post: Economies of scale: A perspective on cross-platform vulnerabilities

    A year ago, we published a blog post titled ' Backdoor Olyx - is it malware on a mission for Mac? '. It explored the intriguing questions that lay behind this backdoor's discovery, delivery and targets. We provided our observations and analysis, and suggested that this threat was used in a targeted attack...
  • Blog Post: Piecing the malware puzzle – Exploring a spike in exploit activity

    In this post, we explore a telemetry spike in Java/OpenConnection and CVE-2011-3544 exploit activity. While reviewing user feedback from the Microsoft Malware Protection Center recently, we noticed an unprecedented amount of feedback on one particular Java/OpenConnection variant -- TrojanDownloader...