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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on April 4, 2013

April 3, The H – (International) Darkleech infects scores of Apache servers. The Darkleech malware was found on 2,000 Apache servers during an investigation by Cisco during February and March. The malware is believed to be responsible for injecting invisible iFrames which link to Web pages were users can be targeted by the Blackhole exploit kit. Source: http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Darkleech-infects-scores-of-Apache-servers-1834311.html

April 3, V3.co.uk – (International) Symantec finds plethora of fraud apps on Google Play market. Symantec researchers found that a fraud ring mostly targeting Japanese users placed up to 200 ‘one click’ fraud apps in the Google Play app marketplace. Source: http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2258769/symantec-finds-malware-widespread-on-google-play-market

April 3, Help Net Security – (International) The War Z taken offline following forum, database hack. Hammerpoint Interactive notified players of The War Z that user and forum data was accessed and stolen by an outside party. No payment or billing information was accessed. Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=14699

April 2, Threatpost – (International) Stealthy BaneChant trojan lurks in Word file, relies on multiple mouse clicks. FireEye researchers identified a trojan named BaneChant which can send system information and create back doors. The trojan is delivered by spear phishing and uses user clicks to trigger itself. Source: http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/stealthy-banechant-trojan-lurks-word-file-relies-multiple-mouse-clicks-040213

April 2, The H – (International) Firefox 20 has per-window privacy and fixes three critical bugs. Mozilla released the newest update to its Web browser, Firefox, closing three critical security vulnerabilities and introducing a limited – 8 – number of new features. Source: http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Firefox-20-has-perwindow-privacy-and-fixes-three-critical-bugs-1833854.html

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