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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on January 13, 2014

January 10, Help Net Security – (International) Sefnit trojan endangers users even after removal. Microsoft researchers warned that computers previously infected with the Mevade botnet malware that used a The Onion Router (TOR) connection for malicious uses in 2013 may be vulnerable to future attacks due to the version of TOR that came with the malware not self-updating. Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2673

January 10, Softpedia – (International) There are still at least 22,000 devices infected with Flashback Mac malware. Researchers at Intego reported finding at least 22,000 Macs that are still infected with the Flashback information stealing trojan. Intego currently runs sinkhole servers for the malware but warned that it is possible that cybercriminals could regain control of command and control servers in the future. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/There-Are-Still-at-Least-22-000-Devices-Infected-with-Flashback-Mac-Malware-415511.shtml

January 9, IDG News Service – (International) Yahoo malvertising attack linked to larger malware scheme. Research by Cisco Systems found that a recent cyberattack that served malicious ads to European users of Yahoo appears to be connected to a traffic-pushing scheme based in Ukraine. Source: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2014/011014-yahoo-malvertising-attack-linked-to-277587.html

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