Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor trojan might encourage you to get anti-virus on your Mac

A story over on the Bitdefender blog warns that a trojan that is posing as a file converter (EasyDoc Converter.app) is out in the wild and once it is run, creates a connection to the outside world, allowing full control of your Apple Mac computer. If you do not have current anti-virus / anti-malware software on your Mac, this will …

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If you see mention of “Greenville Virus Experts”, that’s us! We have created a new website especially designed to attract the eye of someone who might be experiencing a computer security issue such as a virus, worm, trojan or other malware. ¬†Searching for “Greenville virus cleanup” might result in a person finding the Homeland Secure IT site, but our home …

Radio Station Website Compromise Leads to Visitor Infection Threat

The US-CERT National Cyber Awareness System sent out a notification yesterday and revised it today, May 21st entitled “TA13-141A: Washington, DC Radio Station Web Site Compromises”. The document outlines that on May 16th US-CERT was informed that two websites www.federalnewsradio-dot-com and www.wtop-dot-com had been compromised and that redirects had been put in place that would send Internet Explorer users to …

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Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section “fine” for viewing child porn? Nope, it’s a virus!

Some people have been reporting that their computers have been locked and that they are presented with a screen that reads something like: Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section United States Department of Justice Attention! This operating system is locked due to the violation of the federal laws of the United States of America! Following violations were detected: Your IP …

Old and busted – MBR viruses… New hotness – BIOS viruses (again)

This may come as no surprise to those who have been around computer security for a while, but the BIOS viruses are making a comeback! One of the first made its debut back in 1999 and was known as “CIH”. ¬†But Symantec is reporting a new killer on the block called “Trojan.Mebromi” that affects the Award BIOS and seizes control …

Bogus Intuit QuickBooks Online Warnings Via Email Lead to Infection

Watch out for emails from Intuit and other software and service providers that appear to be legitimate and make sense on the surface… I was told by one of our friends/clients today that they had become infected after receiving an email from “software@quickbooks.com” which read something like this: Subject: QuickBooks Update: Urgent <Official Intuit QuickBooks Online logo here> You will …

BlackHole RAT malware especially for you Mac OS X owners

A computer security post on TGDaily.com entitled,¬†“BlackHole RAT Trojan targets Mac OS X” discusses Mac’s very own variant of a Microsoft Windows Remote Access Tool (RAT) called darkComet. The Mac version is known as “BlackHole RAT” and it is not quite ready for prime time, though it seems to offer a great stepping stone to be used to target the …

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