AIM worm

Friday, January 6th, 2006

Strange AIM worm going around. It apparently includes an interesting combination of rootkits, a rootkit detector, spyware/adware, and a specialized bittorrent client. The machines can then be controlled through IRC. Source seems to be the Middle East… IM hackers then control a global botnet where their infections can be tested and payloads are pushed. Facetime [...]

Top 10 spyware tricks of 2005

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

You can tell we’re in the last 10-12 days of the year when we start seeing all sorts of year end retrospectives, year’s in review, countdowns of the top ___ of ___year ending___. Well, spyware has seen a banner year in many respects and Suzi at Spyware Confidential has a rundown of the top 10 [...]


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