Monthly Archives: September 2011

Analyzing Malicious PDF Documents with PDF Stream Dumper

Vulnerable plugins allow attacker to run malicious code on any Internet user one of the most widely installed browser plugin is Acrobat Reader, this makes attacker focus on this plugin to have control on as much possible from victims on

Rootkit Hunter Open-source Tool for Countering Rootkits

Rootkit Hunter is a Unix-based tool that scans for rootkits, backdoors and possible local exploits. This tool works by using the following technique: Comparing the MD5 hash with a known MD5 algorithm so it scans the most important files.  Default

Independent Antivirus Testing Resources

The usual way for attacking any operating system is malwares or human error, but if you are using windows based system you are at higher risk than other operating system, that’s why using windows with the default configuration means that

Twitter Accounts Spamming Malicious Links

New spamming campaign has been observed by TrendMicro that is spreading on twitter, the malicious shortened URLs contain a JPEG file from a Facebook domain. Files with extension .JPEG are usually image and pictures extension but here link lead to

Patriot NG Monitor Any Possible Windows Security Failure

Monitoring your applications and processes are very important measures to check what is running on your computer, which IP processes are trying connecting to and what changes happened while you are just browsing Internet. Patriot NG is a free application

New Release for Secunia Corporate Software Inspector

Secunia has released a new version of the Corporate Software Inspector (CSI) 5.0, a tool for automatic patch management and vulnerability scanning, the program scans and removes all the defects of ready to run on corporate networks programs. The new

Kaspersky Site Vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting Assaults

Kaspersky Lab site is now open to XSS (cross-site scripting) attacks together with Iframe injections. This is not good for any company, especially for a company dealing with security. An XSS attack launches when a web program collects vicious data