JULY 18, 2014
Your regular source of security updates from TrendLabsSM
In This Issue

Security Spotlight
Beware of Adware

Security for Home Users
Race to the End

Security for Business
Biting the 64-bit Bait

Security Spotlight

Beware of Adware

Research shows that an Israel-based adware company was behind the spread of MEVADE/SEFNIT malware. The actors behind this malware managed to stay under the radar until the third quarter of 2013 when they modified how their bots communicated with the bot master.


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Security for Home Users

Race to the End

The games are over, the winners have been named. Fans cheered, some jeered.

Dubbed the “most-connected” sports event to date, online service providers made sure that everyone—die-hard fans to curious observers—were covered. Companies competed to provide the best services as team competition heated up. But guess what? So did cybercrime.


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Security for Business

Biting the 64-bit Bait

As more and more devices migrate to the 64-bit platform, we’ve been seeing an increasing number of 64-bit malware used not just in cybercrime (ZeuS) but also in targeted attacks (KIVARS).


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