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  • Blog Post: Fake Seattle traffic ticket notification leads to malware

    Our partners at the City of Seattle sent us a warning today about a phishing campaign which targets users very close to home -- specifically, Seattle Washington. They're seeing spam mail circulating that claims to be from Seattle Department of Motor Vehicles, stating that the victim is charged with a...
  • Blog Post: MSRT November '11: Carberp

    We included three threat families in the November edition of the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool - Win32/Carberp , Win32/Cridex and Win32/Dofoil . In this post, we discuss Win32/Carberp. The first variant of Win32/Carberp was discovered early last year. This malware has evolved from a trojan...