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  • Blog Post: Phishing encounter while on vacation

    It was my first night in Beijing for a long-overdue vacation. I purchased a SIM card from the airport and sent SMS greetings to friends and family and other families in town. SMS is hugely popular and a main communication channel in China. Guess what? The first SMS I received was from a strange number...
  • Blog Post: Give me your credit!

    We recently examined a sample, detected as Program:Win32/Pameseg.P (SHA1: 089e7ec8ee2ca4be0fff079e39ef26110a8de78e), that appears to be a new version of " LoviVkontakte ", an application for the Russian social networking website " vkontakte ". This sample asks for money by way of...