While I’m rooting for my free six for menardconnect this year, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer is having his top seven bets for 2009. The list includes: Windows. Definitely the core of MS and this is also my guess why he chose seven, since they are focusing on Windows 7.0 this 2009. Mobile. Touched Windows Mobile… Continue reading Microsoft’s Ballmer Shares His Seven Bets for 2009
A hacker reported that they he have breached Kaspersky US web site. He claimed that he have successfully done an SQL injection attack enabling their group to access the database containing customer information as well as some Kaspersky proprietary information. For full story read the TheRegister.co.uk. Kaspersky officials denied the claims of the hacker in… Continue reading Kaspersky and Bitdefender Sites and Database hacked?
My guess (posted in my last month’s Firefox malware post) proved to be true. This week is Apple and Mac‘s turn on the malware spotlight. Trend Micro and Intego reported seeing a malicious file (read: trojan) packaged inside a cracked version of iWork 09, the productivity suite recently released by Apple. The cracked iWork 09… Continue reading It’s Apple’s Turn: OSX_KROWI.A
Update 2010.09.30 There is a new Linkedin Spam and Linkedin Malware (or Linkedin Virus if you would prefer to search it this way) making rounds since Monday 9/27, so I advise readers of this blog to be careful on opening suspicious Linkedin Mail Invites. This incident is related to the notorious Zbot/Zeus Malware and Trend… Continue reading Fake Linkedin Sites Redirects to Virus
I finally got permission from Computerworld Philippines to post here the article that we submitted for their Viewpoints column. I am already tinkering with the WordPress post/edit stuffs, but upon checking their site today, they already posted it on their online portal 🙂 I’m posting some snippets of the article below: Web Security Lifeline: In-the-Cloud… Continue reading In-the-Cloud Technology Beats Malware Pollution
Trend Micro reported that there is new malware called JS_DLOAD.MD found in the wild that exploits a vulnerability of Internet Explorer 7(IE7) browser. The report mentioned that the malicious file was uploaded to several websites (albeit unknowingly) and if downloaded by users will then download several other malware including some Trojan Spyware that steals account… Continue reading IE7 Zero-Day Exploit: JS_DLOAD.MD
I stumbled upon a Computerworld article and it reported that Bitdefender guys got hold of a malicious infostealer that poses as a Firefox plugin. Bitdefender detects it as Trojan.PWS.ChromeInject.A (Trend Micro as TROJ_DROP.BP). Complete details can be found here In my previous blogs, I usually do not care to post about these new antimalware/antivirus stuffs but what got me interested… Continue reading TROJ_DROP.BP – A Firefox Malware