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VIRUS \ Spyware ALERTS - June 1, 2008

Troj/Drop-X

Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/Drop-X is a Trojan dropper for the Windows platform.

When run the Trojan will drop components to the Temporary folder and run them.

Affected operating systems Windows
Characteristics Drops more malware

Protection available since 1 June 200

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/trojdropx.html

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Category Viruses and Spyware

Type Trojan

Troj/FakeAV-R is an adware application.

Troj/FakeAV-R includes functionality to access the internet and communicate with a remote server via HTTP.

When Troj/FakeAV-R is installed the following files are created:

<Desktop>\MalwareAlarm.lnk
<Start Menu\Programs>\MalwareAlarm\MalwareAlarm.lnk
<Start Menu\Programs>\MalwareAlarm\Uninstall.lnk
<Current Folder>\MalwareAlarm.lic

Registry entries are created under:

HKCU\Software\MalwareAlarm
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MalwareAlarm
HKCR\.key

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/viruses-and-spyware/trojfakeavr.html

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Untangling the multi-component threat

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1 June 2008

For the most part malware is built with a particular purpose in mind, be it harvesting passwords, acting as a backdoor, stealthing files or simply replication accross networks, but some recent samples are breaking this convention and utilizing a number of techniques and components to achieve a net goal.

Even in todays rather paranoid web-safe culture enticing an unsuspecting user to execute malware is still surprisingly easy, sometimes by a catchy filename alone (the sample used ?Taiwan AADS Program 2008.exe?, most likely relating to Automated Air Defense Systems)

When executed, a dialog pops up asking for a PGP key to view the contents of some strongly encrypted archive - hrm, something one may expect when communicating about defense systems?in which case the recipient may know the passphrase.

More: http://www.sophos.com/security/blog/2008/06/1456.html

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XSS (Cross-Site Scripting) Very Much Alive and Kicking

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XSS Holes Endanger Users with Increasing Risks

More: http://blog.trendmicro.com/

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