G Data discovers: lottery mafia are on the prowl

06/25/2009, Bochum To be a lotto millionaire and drown in money - a dream shared by millions all over the globe. Fulfilment of this dream is the promise of one the latest spam waves. In the mail, the senders promise a prize of 2.35 million and ask you to make contact quickly by telephone. According to police...

PDF attacks in the red light district

06/09/2009, Bochum In the last few days several hundred domains with sleazy sounding names were able to be identified by the analysis systems of G Data Security Labs, as being able to exploit a security hole in Adobe Acrobat Reader to infect user systems with malware. The names of the domains combine favourite...

Rapidshare & Co in the sights of the malware-mafia

06/06/2009, Bochum Within the last week, G Data has recorded a sudden jump in infected files originating from so-called one-click hosts. According to this concept, the criminals are building on the growing popularity of legal services, such as the well know provider, Rapidshare. The perpetrators create links to...


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