Over the last few years, many reports, white papers, and blogs have been released detailing targeted attacks. For example, some attacks employ sophisticated infection methods, such as watering hole
We discovered another fake antivirus/antimalware tool late in August. The “Windows 8 Security system” claims to detect infections, and displays alerts to scare users into purchasing pro
Fake antivirus software or "scareware" is nothing new, but these applications continue to get more sophisticated. We recently discovered a relatively new fake antivirus application called
At the Virus Bulletin 2011 conference in Barcelona, Spain, Sophos’s Onur Komili presented research into identifying distribution networks used to spread fake anti-virus software.