Threat Morphosis: Two Decades of Malware

By | November 14th, 2011
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Security Alert: W32/Zbot Malware (also known as Zeus)

InfoSight has detected a flood of phishing emails that are propagating through the Internet and targeting small community banks.  This spam campaign is delivering hundreds of thousands of messages that masquerade as a failed wire transfer, while delivering the password-stealing Zeus banking Trojan.  The hackers were very aware of who to target; they went after the individuals in the bank responsible for wire transfers. A snapshot of a sample email is provided below. The <From:> [...]

By | July 5th, 2011
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In The News: New Banking Trojan

Twitter |  Facebook |  LinkedIn In The News: New Banking Trojan The SonicWALL UTM Research team has received reports of a new banking Trojan named Tatanga in the wild. Spain, Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom are the top countries affected by this Trojan. This Trojan has many sophisticated features resembling functions found in the popular crime-ware toolkits Zeus and SpyEye which includes: Encrypted configuration files Encrypted communication between the bot and the [...]

By | March 27th, 2011
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Managed Firewall 101: What Everyone Needs to Know

If your home has ever been burglarized, you know what it feels like to be victimized. You may have been temporarily aggravated or even angered by the “inconveniences” that followed the event, i.e., repairing a broken window or door, changing the locks, installing an alarm system, replacing items that were stolen, wondering what else was stolen that you haven’t noticed yet, etc., and somehow, the feeling of just how vulnerable you are stayed with you [...]

By | March 22nd, 2011
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Data Loss Prevention: Should You Trust Your Employees?

Stolen identities, bank accounts and credit card numbers are sold in bulk every day in shadowy online forums, often for pennies on the dollar. Cyber criminals can easily make a few hundred to a few thousand bucks a day from selling this stuff. Data can be breached in many ways including intercepting it as it travels across the network, stealing data that is stored in file shares, databases and endpoints, and spying on data that’s [...]

By | March 22nd, 2011
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