Category Archives: Malwares


In a blog post, Microsoft Malware Protection Center team notes, that the volume of online threats that attackers are developing continues to increase. "Our automated systems process many samples submitted to the MMPC and automatically add signatures for new malware. "For example, last month we collected and analyzed 20 million new potential malware files." "Six […]

Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2013 running through April 8-12, 2013 in Las Vegas --MMS 2012 sold out very early in record time -- so, Microsoft today, opens the door for early registration.MMS is a five days conference dedicated just to the management and offer hands on labs, presentations, and community events with Microsoft engineering leaders, […]

Sophos warns of about a new form of a malware called "W32/VBNA-X," that exploit the four-year-old Windows AutoRun bug on unpatched Windows including Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems.Microsoft had released updates for XP, 2003 and Vista in February 2011 to disable Autorun on all media aside from "shiny discs." And, the Windows 8 […]

Microsoft, Kaspersky and Kyrus Inc. took a action against the Kelihos botnet last September, then in January, Microsoft amended its original complaint and named Andrey N. Sabelnikov, as a new defendant in the lawsuit -- now, today, the company has reached an agreement with Sabelnikov, and have officially settled and closed the Kelihos botnet case, […]

Microsoft Disrupts the emerging "Nitol Botnet" being spread through an unsecure supply chain. Earlier this week, "the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit permission to disrupt more than 500 different strains of malware with the potential for targeting millions of innocent people," announced Assistant General Counsel, Digital […]

VirusTotal, a free online service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware -- has now been acquired by Google.Annoucing the acquisition, VirusTotal posted that the online service will continue to operate independently, "maintaining our partnerships with other antivirus companies and security experts," […]