May 16, 2016, 9:03 am
in Anti-Malware Research , by Alexandra GHEORGHE

Online advertising is a multi-billion dollar business mostly ran by Google, Yahoo or Bing via AdSense-like programs. The current generation of clickbots such as the Redirector.Paco Trojan have taken abuse to a whole new level, burning through companies’ advertising budget at an unprecedented pace.

February 18, 2013, 4:08 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Bogdan Botezatu

An impersonation of the Adobe Flash Player is being used by cyber-criminals to get page likes for various campaigns in just two clicks, then sell them to other customers.

December 4, 2012, 11:39 am
in Uncategorized , by Razvan Stoica

The administrator of Romania’s top level domain has confirmed a successful attack against its domain server administration infrastructure took place on the night of November 27/28. Forensic analysis is ongoing and results will be published at a later date.

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November 28, 2012, 1:50 pm
in Uncategorized , by Bogdan Botezatu

Earlier today, visitors of web pages associated with Google and Yahoo search were instead being redirected to a defacement page. Preliminary investigation reveals that neither Google, nor Yahoo servers have been hacked or otherwise compromised. Instead, the attackers have somehow … Continue reading

September 29, 2011, 2:47 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

Bitdefender antimalware researchers Csaba-Zsolt Juhos and Vlad Ilie thoroughly documented SndApps as a trojan malware family – but Google doesn’t see it their way.

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