New Trojan Detected

Last September 29th Microsoft updated the definitions to 1.137.726.0 by adding support detection for the Trojan Win32/Sofilblock.A. At any point in time if you face the screen below do not proceed with payment process. Update your Microsoft antivirus for the latest definition, scan your computer and remove the threat. Image Source: Microsoft Malware Protection Center…


The Use of Cloud Storage Services to Distribute Malware

Recently I received an interesting e-mail (in Portuguese) and it was clearly a phishing e-mail, however I got curious to understand what it was and decided to investigate further. The e-mail content is shown below: The destination URL shows up in the screenshot above because I pointed the cursor to the link and clearly it…


What Morto and Conficker have in common?

I wrote many posts on this blog about Conficker and this weekend when I heard about Morto (which means Dead in Portuguese) and how it works it was like a Deja-vu. Not because they are alike from the side effect perspective, but because both exploit weak password. Let’s look the way that they spread (according…