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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Critical Java exploit used to spread malware

If you haven’t updated the Java installation you might be exposed to the newest exploit identified as CVE-2012-0507. The exploit allows the bypassing of Java’s sandbox, a mechanism that is designed partly to prevent attacks from malicious code. Through the exploit … Continue reading

More time to clean up the DNSChanger malware

We wrote about the DNSChanger malware and about the Avira tool which detects if your computer’s DNS settings were altered and restores the defaults in case they were changed by the malware. The FBI initially announced that the servers which were replacing the malicious … Continue reading

A ZBot trojan variant in emails pretending to come from DHL

We all thought that the days of ZBot trojan are long gone, but maybe it was only our hope and not the reality. We have started to detect in an aggressive spam campaign with emails pretending to come from DHL, … Continue reading

Avira Free Mac Security

Avira launches a new product for Apple MacOS systems at the end of March 2012. It is called Avira Free Mac Security and it is a free-of-charge product for both consumers and businesses. The first version will be available in … Continue reading