Posted by Martijn Grooten on Aug 24, 2016
Research by Virus Bulletin, in which five web security products were served 54 live exploit kits, shows that the products blocked between 87 and 100 per cent of the kits.
Posted by Helen Martin on Aug 2, 2016
In 1994, along with the Olympic Games came an Olympic virus, from a group of Swedish virus authors calling themselves ‘Immortal Riot’. We look back at Mikko Hyppönen's analysis in the VB archive.
Posted by Martijn Grooten on Aug 1, 2016
Announcing the VB2016 call for last-minute papers and a number of discounts on the conference registration rate.
Posted by Virus Bulletin on Jul 28, 2016
Posted by Martijn Grooten on Jul 28, 2016
The website of the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy has been compromised to inject a hidden iframe into the site's source code that serves the Neutrino exploit kit and may infect visitors with ransomware.
Posted by Martijn Grooten on Jul 26, 2016
While there are no actually risks involved in using MD5s in malware analyses, it reinforces bad habits and we should all start using SHA-256 instead.
Posted by Helen Martin on Jul 21, 2016
In 2001, ‘Code Red’ caused White House administrators to change the IP address of the official White House website, and even penetrated Microsoft’s own IIS servers.
Posted by Martijn Grooten on Jul 20, 2016
A new paper by FireEye researcher Ankit Anubhav provides an overview of evasion techniques applied by recently discovered malware.
Posted by Virus Bulletin on Jul 15, 2016
Recently, ESET researchers uncovered a new espionage toolkit targeting targeting Central and Eastern Europe. They provide some details in a guest post.
Posted by Martijn Grooten on Jul 8, 2016
Anti-virus vendor Avast has announced the acquisition of its rival AVG for 1.3 billion US dollars.