Sabpab, Another Mac OS X backdoor Trojan horse as been discovered

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More malware for the Mac OS X platform has been discovered, hot on the heels of the revelation that some 600,000 Macs had been infected in the Flashback attack. And just like Flashback, the new Trojan doesn't require any user interaction to infect your Apple Mac. The Sabpab Trojan horse exploits the same drive-by Java vulnerability used to create the Flashback botnet.

JS:Cruzer-B, JS/Obfuscated, JS/Cruzer.C.gen, JS/TrojanDownloader.Agent.NKW

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A malicious and encoded javascript file was found inside the site content and is being used to distribute malware (from newportalse.com and other domains). Any user visiting the infected site could be compromised (desktop antivirus will flag it as JS:Cruzer-B, JS/Obfuscated, JS/Cruzer.C.gen, JS/TrojanDownloader.Agent.NKW and others, depending on the intermediary domains and AV product).

JS.Alescurf Trojan

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Systems Affected: Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Solaris, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Linux, Windows 2000 JS.Alescurf is a detection for malicious code that can be injected in to vulnerable Internet Web pages.

New Variant of Zeus Malware Titled “GameOver” Sent via Phishing Scam

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The FBI has issued a warning about the latest identify theft/bank swindling malware, called “Gameover”. The “Gameover” scam is initiated through a phishing scheme that sends fictitious e-mails to a bunch of users from the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA), the Federal Reserve Bank, or the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). After opening the email and selecting the hyperlink, the user is forwarded to a phony website that automatically installs the Trojan without their knowledge or assistance, then eventual access to the victim’s bank account becomes accessible to the scammer.