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Summarizing Webroot's Threat Blog Posts for January


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

01. Millions of harvested emails offered for sale
02. Email hacking for hire going mainstream
03. Mass SQL injection attack affects over 200,000 URLs
04. A peek inside the PickPocket Botnet
05. A peek inside the Cythosia v2 DDoS Bot
06. Google announces new anti-malware features in Chrome
07. Adobe issues a patch for critical security holes in Reader and Acrobat
08. Inside a clickjacking/likejacking scam distribution platform for Facebook
09. Zappos.com hacked, 24 million users affected
10. Inside AnonJDB – a Java based malware distribution platforms for drive-by downloads
11. How malware authors evade antivirus detection
12. A peek inside the Umbra malware loader
13. How phishers launch phishing attacks
14. Researchers intercept a client-side exploits serving malware campaign
15. A peek inside the uBot malware bot
16. Cisco releases ‘Cisco Global Threat Report’ for 4Q11
17. Cybercriminals generate malicious Java applets using DIY tools

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Summarizing ZDNet's Zero Day Posts for January


The following is a brief summary of all of my posts at ZDNet's Zero Day for January, 2012. You can subscribe to my personal RSS feedZero Day's main feed, or follow me on Twitter:


01. 'Most beautiful' scams proliferate on Facebook
02. Android users hit by scareware scam
03. 'Remove Facebook Timeline' themed scam circulating on Facebook
04. Fake Kim Jong-il video distributing malware
05. Researchers spot pharmaceutical spam campaign using QR Codes
06. Report: Conficker and AutoRun infections proliferating
07. Researchers spot scammers using fake browser plug-ins
08. New variants of premium rate SMS trojan 'RuFraud' detected in the wild
09. Research: Spammers actively harvesting emails from Twitter in real-time
10. DreamHost hacked, mass password-reset issued

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