Posts Tagged ‘Phishers’

McAfee logoOver the past three quarters experts McAfee analyzed about 150 thousand suspicious URL, linked to the French resources. 73% of them had been given the status of high risk. About 70% of these internet addresses used by hackers to host malware, 20% are phishers, 6% – the spammers.

All URL, be monitored, tied to around 50 thousand domain names. McAfee checked every month in the French segment of over 10 thousand suspicious domains, of which about 2.7 thousand are new.

Over the past period, the experts found on French resources over 8 thousand malicious objects, ready to attack visitors. Most of them are detected by McAfee security solutions as Generic.dx and HTML / IFrame.L Trojan. On computers that are most common French Conficker / Kido, ZeroAccess, worm Bactera, various PUP (potentially unwanted programs), daunloudery and adware. (more…)

phishing paypalFraudsters send users a fake notification about refund.

Experts from Hoax-Slayer fixed in the network fake letter allegedly from members of the PayPal payment system for the return of a specific payment.

In a letter to the user is prompted to follow a link to confirm their credentials and make a refund.

Those users who click on the link in the email, get to the page created by phishers. The credentials that you enter on this page are sent attackers. As a consequence, the latter can access a user account in PayPal. (more…)

PhishingPhishers use a legitimate email from Microsoft to exploit the vulnerability in Java

If you click on the link in the message, spammers send out falls victim to a page with an exploit, which establishes a system of Trojan Zeus.

The site Internet Storm Center (ISC) at SANS Institute, a notification appears on the current spam campaigns using the template of the messages from Microsoft, in which attackers use recent vulnerability in Java.

Operators ISC received a large number of reports on spam messages, which the authors are trying to convince the victim that she write to Microsoft about the changes in the provision of services to users of different services and products such as Hotmail and Skydrive. (more…)