New Rogue: ThinkPoint

by LS Anders on October 25th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

ThinkPoint is a new version of the fake Microsoft security essential alert rogue anti-spyware.














149.447 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.2.

150.132 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.3.

New definitions:
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Updated definitions:
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MSIL.TrojanSpy.Zbot
Win32.Adware.Zwangi
Win32.Backdoor.Agent
Win32.Backdoor.Bifrose
Win32.Backdoor.Clampi
Win32.Backdoor.Hupigon
Win32.Backdoor.RBot
Win32.Backdoor.SDBot
Win32.Backdoor.Sinowal
Win32.Backdoor.TDSS
Win32.Hoax.Agent
Win32.P2PWorm.Bacteraloh


Defensive Computing

by Andy on October 22nd, 2010 in Comment, How to, Security Tips.

Windows is an attractive platform for the malware writers, in part, because of the sheer number of users. As Microsoft creep towards making their offerings more secure, applications are increasingly becoming the focus for vulnerability exploitation.


Like Windows, Adobe products are a default software choice for most users. The bad guys know this and realise that its profitable to scrutinise their applications for exploitable vulnerabilities and create malware to take advantage of the fact.



149.446 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.2.

150.131 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.3.

New definitions:
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Updated definitions:
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ASP.Backdoor.Ace
BAT.Trojan.Agent
FunWeb
MSIL.Backdoor.Agent
MyWebSearch
NSIS.Trojan.Voter
Win32.Adware.Admoke
Win32.Adware.Adnur
Win32.Adware.BHO
Win32.Adware.Cinmus
Win32.Adware.CometSystems
Win32.Adware.EzuLa
Win32.Adware.FakeInstaller


Firefox 3.6.11 and Thunderbird 3.15 have been released which include security updates for several critical vulnerabilities that can be exploited to run malicious code. Users are advised to update these applications.

Full details about the updates here:

Firefox
Thunderbird

Its a good idea to set these applications to check for updates automatically.



149.445 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.2.

150.130 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.3.

New definitions:
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Updated definitions:
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FunWeb
MSIL.Backdoor.Agent
Win32.Adware.BHO
Win32.Adware.Bannermod
Win32.Adware.Sahat
Win32.Adware.Zwangi
Win32.Backdoor.Agent
Win32.Backdoor.Bredolab
Win32.Backdoor.Hupigon
Win32.Backdoor.IRCBot
Win32.Backdoor.Kbot
Win32.Backdoor.Lolbot



149.444 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.2.

150.129 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.3.

New definitions:
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Updated definitions:
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BAT.Trojan.DelFiles
FunWeb
MSIL.TrojanDropper.StubRC
Win32.Adware.Agent
Win32.Adware.Aureate2
Win32.Adware.BHO
Win32.Adware.Bannermod
Win32.Adware.Coupons
Win32.Adware.Gator
Win32.Adware.Ksg
Win32.Adware.Look2Me
Win32.Adware.NavExcel
Win32.Adware.NewWeb



149.443 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.2.

150.128 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.3.

New definitions:
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Updated definitions:
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FunWeb
Win32.Adware.AdMedia
Win32.Adware.PopAd
Win32.Adware.Sahat
Win32.Adware.Zwangi
Win32.Backdoor.Agent
Win32.Backdoor.Bifrose
Win32.Backdoor.BlackHole
Win32.Backdoor.Blakken
Win32.Backdoor.Hupigon
Win32.Backdoor.Ircnite
Win32.Backdoor.Joleee


RealNetworks, Inc. have published product upgrades addressing vulnerabilities in RealPlayer SP 1.1.4 and earlier.

The vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Windows users of RealPlayer SP 1.1.4 and earlier are advised to upgrade to the latest version here

For more information, visit RealNetworks' security advisory here




149.442 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.2.

150.127 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.3.

New definitions:
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Updated definitions:
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BAT.Trojan.DelFiles
FunWeb
MSIL.Adware.Surfer
MSIL.Backdoor.Agent
MSIL.Trojan.Agent
MSIL.Trojan.Purswapper
MSIL.TrojanPWS.Agent
MSIL.TrojanSpy.Agent
MSIL.Worm.Arcdoor
NSIS.Trojan.StartPage
NSIS.TrojanDownloader.Fraudload
VBS.Trojan.Agent



149.441 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.2.

150.126 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.3.

New definitions:
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Updated definitions:
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FunWeb
MSIL.Adware.Surfer
MSIL.Trojan.Agent
MSIL.TrojanDropper.StubRC
MSIL.TrojanSpy.Agent
MSIL.TrojanSpy.KeyLogger
Win32.Adware.AdMedia
Win32.Adware.Adnur
Win32.Adware.Agent
Win32.Adware.CommonName
Win32.Adware.EzuLa
Win32.Adware.FakeInstaller



149.440 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.2.

150.125 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware 8.3.

New definitions:
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ASP.Backdoor.FileUpload
MSIL.Trojan.StartPage
Win32.P2PWorm.DataRape
Win32.Trojan.FTPharv


Updated definitions:
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BAT.Trojan.DelFiles
FunWeb
JS.Exploit.Pdfka
MSIL.Adware.Surfer
MSIL.Backdoor.Agent
MSIL.Trojan.Agent
NSIS.Trojan.StartPage
VBS.Trojan.Agent
Win32.Adware.AdMedia