Avalanche takedown: Check if you are safe

Earlier this week coordinated law enforcement action took down the Avalanche fast-flux network. For several years, this network has allowed various botnet operators to benefit from an extra layer of protection against takedown and domain blacklisting. Today, this network has suffered a serious blow. Coordinated efforts from law enforcement around the world succeeded in taking … More Avalanche takedown: Check if you are safe

Operation Buhtrap malware distributed via ammyy.com

We noticed in late October that users visiting the Ammyy website to download the free version of its remote administrator software were being served a bundle containing not only the legitimate Remote Desktop Software Ammyy Admin, but also an NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Installation Software) installer ultimately intended to install the tools used by the Buhtrap … More Operation Buhtrap malware distributed via ammyy.com