Skynet Creator Arrested

Skynet is a botnet based on the ZeuS Trojan that has been used to steal more than $945,000 worth of Bitcoins. German police have three people in custody for being involved with the malware. Although the Germans are not offering details, one of the detainees is believed to be the actual author of Skynet. The…

Fake Antivirus Email Spreads Malware

An email claiming to alert you to an antivirus software update has been infecting it’s victims with a variant of the Zbot Trojan. The email suggests, by referencing “the new malware circulating over the net”, that the critical update will protect you from CryptoLocker. With all of the reports about CryptoLocker it would be hard not to…

Spam Attack Spreads Trojan Through Microsoft Hole

You need to be aware of fake emails being sent by criminals posing as Allergan Limited. Allergan is a widely respected, global, technology-driven multi-specialty health care company based in the UK, and with a presence in many countries around the world. One of Allergan’s lines of business is medical testing. The fake emails being sent…