Switcher: Android joins the ‘attack-the-router’ club

Recently, in our never-ending quest to protect the world from malware, we found a misbehaving Android trojan. Although malware targeting the Android OS stopped being a novelty quite some time ago, this trojan is quite unique. Instead of attacking a user, it attacks the Wi-Fi network the user is connected to, or, to be precise, the wireless router that serves the network. Read Full Article

DNSSec day in Colombia

Bogota, Colombia August 14, 2013 The Event was “Day of technology and DNS Security”.  This was the 3rd edition of a very technical conference where network experts discussed future trends in DNS Security, IP managing and IT Sec related issues. This year Kaspersky… Read Full Article

The end of DNS-Changer

FBI’s “Operation Ghost Click” was discussed earlier by my colleague Kurt [Link: http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/208193404/DNSChanger_Cleaning_Up_4_Million_Infected_Hosts] and [Link: http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/208193491/Update_to_DNSChanger_Cleaning_Up_4_Million_Infected_Hosts] and now it comes to an end. Next Monday, 9th of July, at 06:00 (MEZ) the temporary DNS-servers setup by FBI will be shut down. But still there are still thousands of infected machines – one can wonder, what will happen to them? Read Full Article