Thursday, August 23, 2012

Summarizing Webroot's Threat Blog Posts for July

The following is a brief summary of all of my posts at Webroot's Threat Blog for July, 2012. You can subscribe to my Webroot's Threat Blog RSS Feed or follow me on Twitter:

01. Cybercriminals launch managed SMS flooding services
02. 117,000 unique U.S visitors offered for malware conversion
03. Phishing campaign targeting Gmail, Yahoo, AOL and Hotmail spotted in the wild
04. What’s the underground market’s going rate for a thousand U.S based malware infected hosts?
05. Spamvertised American Airlines themed emails lead to Black Hole exploit kit
06. Online dating scam campaign currently circulating in the wild
07. New Russian service sells access to compromised social networking accounts
08. Cybercriminals impersonate UPS in client-side exploits and malware serving spam campaign
09. Russian spamming tool spotted in the wild
10. Spamvertised Intuit themed emails lead to Black Hole exploit kit
11. Cybercriminals impersonate, serve malware using bogus ‘Hotel Reservation Confirmation’ themed emails
12. Spamvertised Craigslist themed emails lead to Black Hole exploit kit
13. Cybercriminals impersonate law enforcement, spamvertise malware-serving ‘Speeding Ticket’ themed emails
14. Spamvertised ‘Download your USPS Label’ themed emails serve malware
15. Cybercriminals target Twitter, spread thousands of exploits and malware serving tweets
16. Russian spammers release Skype spamming tool
17. Spamvertised ‘Your Ebay funds are cleared’ themed emails lead to Black Hole exploit kit

This post has been reproduced from Dancho Danchev's blog. Follow him on Twitter.