Monthly Archives: October 2010

Windows DLL load hijacking exploits go wild and plant malware on PCs!

Less than 24 hours after Microsoft said it couldn't patch Windows to fix a systemic problem, attack code showed up to exploit the company's software. A security firm that's been researching the issue for the past nine months said 41 of Microsoft's own programs can be remotely exploited using DLL load hijacking.  Many Windows applications…
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Fake browser warnings dupe users into downloading ‘scareware’!

Fake Browser "Scareware" Scam Scammers are spoofing the anti-malware warnings of popular browsers to dupe Windows users into downloading fake security software, Symantec said Monday. According to the FBI, rogue security makers have made at least $150 million by duping the public! Little wonder, then, that the fake security software industry is huge. During the…
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