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Update on SpyFalcon (6)

SpyFalcon, the infamous trojan continues to mutate. A new variant of this parasite has appeared recently. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-03-07

Building a secure workstation

The 2-Spyware.com research team has just started working on a guide with the working title Building a secure workstation. More
General News   2006-03-04

RedBrowser, the first mobile phone trojan

Nowadays, not only personal computers and servers can be infected with viral parasites. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-03-01

What’s new on 2-Spyware.com – Issue 2, February, 2006

News SpywareStrike has got a clone Olympic gold medalist looks to be a spyware pusher Botnets, botmasters and spyware victims. More
News What's new   2006-03-01

Top 100 parasites of 2005

The last year really was the year of spyware, adware and malware threats. More
Articles Security   2006-02-26

The rise of money stealing trojans

Trojans are everywhere. You receive them by e-mail, download from popular file sharing networks, install by clicking on malicious links in instant messages or by surfing to fake security-related web sites. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-02-21

Botnets, botmasters and spyware victims. You must read this

Brian Kerebs of The Washington Post has published a very informative and breathtaking story on botnets, botmasters, adware companies and spyware victims. More
General News   2006-02-19

Olympic gold medalist looks to be a spyware pusher (1)

First-time Olympian Australian skier Dale Begg-Smith has won the gold medal at this year's Olympics in Torino. More
General News   2006-02-18

SpywareStrike has got a clone (2)

SpywareStrike, one of the most infamous corrupt anti-spyware programs ever, has just got a brand new clone - SpyFalcon. More

HpHOSTS – untrustworthy resource?

hpHOSTS is a web site of the community managed hosts file, which is used for blocking access to thousands of malicious web sites. More
General News   2006-02-07

The Blackworm’s aftermath

On past Friday, February 3rd, Blackworm, a dangerous and rapidly spreading parasite, could cause catastrophic data losses by deleting millions of various documents, databases, images and archives stored on hundred of thousands of computers around the world. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-02-07

Winamp vulnerability used to install spyware

A critical vulnerability was recently discovered in Winamp, a popular media player for Windows. More

Blackworm to cause catastrophic data losses (3)

On this Friday, February 3rd, Blackworm, an extremely dangerous and rapidly spreading Internet parasite will delete millions of various documents, databases, images and archives stored on hundreds of thousands of computers around the globe. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-01-30

Google sponsors new anti-spyware project

Google has joined with Sun Microsystems and Lenovo to fund a new anti-spyware project, which was launched last week. More
General News   2006-01-29

Microsoft and Washingto AG sue corrupt anti-spyware vendor

On Wednesday, January 25, Microsoft and Western Washington US District Court have filled lawsuits against Secure Computer, a New York-based company, which sells Spyware Cleaner, a well-known corrupt anti-spyware program. More
Anti-spyware software News   2006-01-27