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Rather unusual activity has been analyzed this week. We have a worm that uses window titles to receive commands and a family which has not been seen spreading for a very long time: Trojan.Dialer...

BitDefender weekly review

The answer is simple: no. No matter how intuitive (and rather successful) it's spreading method is, this virus does no harm to any of the systems it comes in contact with, besides the actual file infection necessary for proliferation....

BitDefender weekly review

This week a pretty simple but recyclable IRCBot caught out attention. Besides the fact that it allows remote control of the infected machine by the attacker, the only noteworthy fact about it is that it comes packed, which means that by the click of a button or two, a new morphed version of it can spread unhindered through anti-virus protected PCs....

BitDefender weekly review

Nothing fancy this week. We got a Visual Basic worm (again) running completely hidden under the Windows Scripting Host, a removable drives infecting Trojan and an IRC controlled Trojan written in Delphi. Most carry Backdoors or Adware, however BitDefender detects all these e-threats already....

BitDefender weekly review

This week we stumbled across a new version of the Cutwail botnet (also known as Pandex or Pushdo). We've takes the liberty to analyze its main components and see what makes it tick, because it's the second largest spam-bot on the planet, which means it has to be interesting....

BitDefender weekly review

It is a known fact that some e-threats use instant messaging applications to spread. Did you ever wonder how it's done? Well this week, we have a worm that uses MSN Messenger. The amazing part about it however is that it's a batch worm. Well partially at least....

BitDefender weekly review

This week we ended up analyzing a whole infection chain, from its source to the end result. The process starts with a maliciously crafter website and ends with a Backdoor installation. All without the users knowledge or consent obviously....

BitDefender weekly review

They don't like antivirus products. I don't know why, they're so friendly, they take care of our computers, protect our data and identity, but they still don't like antivirus products....

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