Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

By Gotham
Posted in Security
On June 18, 2013

June 17, Softpedia – (International) Spammers use black hat SEO to inject jailbreak scams into Google News. Researchers from F-Secure discovered a spam campaign utilizing search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to inject links to phone jailbreak scams into Google News threads related to iOS. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Spammers-Use-Black-Hat-SEO-to-Inject-Jailbreak-Scams-into-Google-News-361441.shtml

June 15, Softpedia – (International) Trojan uses fake Adobe certificate to evade detection. Symantec researchers found that the Backdoor.Trojan malware utilizes a fake digital certificate claiming to be from Adobe in an effort to trick users into running it. The trojan itself can perform various information-stealing tasks. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Trojan-Uses-Fake-Adobe-Certificate-to-Evade-Being-Detected-361261.shtml

June 14, SC Magazine – (International) Bad Pigs removed from Google Play after 10k users download bogus app. Google removed from its Google Play store a malicious app that imitated a legitimate game and was installed more than 10,000 times. Source: http://www.scmagazine.com//bad-pigs-removed-from-google-play-after-10k-users-download-bogus-app/article/298850/