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Summarizing Webroot's Threat Blog Posts for February

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

01. Research: Google’s reCAPTCHA under fire
02. Spamvertised ‘You have 1 lost message on Facebook’ campaign leads to pharmaceutical scams
03. A peek inside the Smoke Malware Loader
04. Researchers spot Citadel, a ZeuS crimeware variant
05. Researchers intercept two client-side exploits serving malware campaigns
06. Pharmaceutical scammers launch their own Web contest
07. The United Nations hacked, Team Poison claims responsibility
08. Report: Internet Explorer 9 leads in socially-engineered malware protection
09. Twitter adds HTTPS support by default
10. Spamvertised “Hallmark ecard” campaign leads to malware
11. Report: 3,325% increase in malware targeting the Android OS
12. Why relying on antivirus signatures is simply not enough anymore
13. Researchers intercept malvertising campaign using Yahoo’s ad network
14. A peek inside the Ann Malware Loader
15. Spamvertised ‘Termination of your CPA license’ campaign serving client-side exploits
16. How cybercriminals monetize malware-infected hosts
17. A peek inside the Elite Malware Loader
18. BlackHole exploit kits gets updated with new features

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Summarizing ZDNet's Zero Day Posts for February

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

01. Spamvertised 'Tax information needed urgently' emails lead to malware
02. Researchers spot a fake version of Temple Run on Android's Market
03. Which are the most commonly observed Web exploits in the wild?
04. Cryptome.org hacked, serving client-side exploits
05. Report: third party programs rather than Microsoft programs responsible for most vulnerabilities
06. Anonymous launches 'Operation Global Blackout', aims to DDoS the Root Internet servers
07. Report: malware pushed by affiliate networks remains the primary growth factor of the cybercrime ecosystem
08.Cutwail botnet resurrects, launches massive malware campaigns using HTML attachments
09. New Mac OS X trojan spotted in the wild
10. Spamvertised 'Scan from a HP OfficeJet' emails lead to exploits and malware
11. XSS Flaw discovered in Skype's Shop, user accounts targeted

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