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“Kyle and Stan” Malvertising Network Threatens Windows and Mac Users With Mutating Malware

This post was authored by Shaun Hurley, David McDaniel and Armin Pelkmann.Have you visited amazon.com, ads.yahoo.com, www.winrar.com, youtube.com, or any of the 74 domains listed below lately? If the answer is yes, then you may have been a victim to the “Kyle and Stan” Malvertising Network that distributes sophisticated, mutating malware for Wind
Publish At:2014-09-08 10:40 | Read:7799 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security adware AMP Cisco Security CWS esa hacking kyle kyle

Cisco Security Launches New Security-Focused Community

Have threat-centric security questions and don’t know where to turn? Wish you could engage with Cisco Security experts and your peers?  Good news! … (drumroll please)…. introducing the Cisco Security Community!The Cisco Security Community is expressly designed to connect you with Cisco Security experts and your peers for all your security questions. Fu
Publish At:2014-08-25 15:00 | Read:3881 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security cisco community midyear security report RSS securit

Old and Persistent Malware

Malware can find its way into the most unexpected of places. Certainly, no website can be assumed to be always completely free of malware. Typically, there are many ways that websites can be compromised to serve malware:DNS record compromise – a user is redirected to a malicious site.Malicious adverts – advertising services on the website include malicious a
Publish At:2014-08-10 15:58 | Read:3546 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security cloud security incident response IPS malware securi

Far East Targeted by Drive by Download Attack

This blog was co-authored by Kevin Brooks, Alex Chiu, Joel Esler, Martin Lee, Emmanuel Tacheau, Andrew Tsonchev, and Craig Williams.  On the 21st of July, 2014, Cisco TRAC became aware that the website dwnews.com was serving malicious Adobe Flash content. This site is a Chinese language news website covering events in East Asia from a US base. The site is ex
Publish At:2014-08-10 15:57 | Read:4665 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security botnets Malware Analysis security TRAC VRT


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