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  • Blog Post: MSRT March: Three Hioles in one

    ‚ÄčIn a previous post , we discussed Win32/Dorkbot , one of the major threat families included in the March 2012 release of MSRT. In this post, we discuss the other inclusions, Win32/Hioles , Win32/Pluzoks and Win32/Yeltminky . Win32/Hioles Similar to last month's focus on Win32/Pramro , Win32/Hioles...
  • Blog Post: There's a cream for that

    The other day, while previewing messages in my inbox, I saw a conspicuous message with the following parameters, typos included: To: (email address) CC: (email address),... Subject: Your ex sent me this pciture of you. Body: Hey (email address), Your ex sent me this picture claiming it's you. Is it...