Whaling in Singapore?

Singapore appears to be the source of a virus cleverly designed to hoodwink U.S. executives by appearing to be an emailed subpoena which mentions them by name, as well as their title. The SANS Storm Center said three days ago that We’ve gotten a few reports that some CEOs have received what purports to be …

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Anti-virus Vendor, Er, Hacked. Serves Up, Er, Viruses

The Japanese arm of antivirus vendor Trend Micro has announced its website had been hacked and its pages modified to service up viruses. In other words, if someone had visited their website chances are they’d have picked up a virus. Not the sort of thing you expect from an antivirus manufacturer, and they’re not being …

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Update: Blasting the Worm

 From the guys at Security Magazine, an update on the Blaster worm, or LovSan, as they call it: Malware writers have spawned multiple variants of the Lovsan worm, the most dangerous of which installs a remote-access Trojan on infected systems. LovSan “is similar in magnitude to Code Red and Nimda, but its ramifications are much …

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