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  • Blog Post: It’s NOT Koobface! New multi-platform infector

    Facebook continues being a popular target for malware authors as we discover yet another family that uses this popular social network to propagate. The main component, which we detect as Trojan:Java/Boonana , is written in Java which gives it cross platform capability infecting Windows, Mac and Linux...
  • 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,...