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:

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:

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: