Wednesday, September 5, 2012

In August 2012 there was a marked intensification of virus-writers and online fraud

The most common malicious program in August was a Trojan Mayachok.1

The company "Doctor Web" provided the virus activity in August this year. Specialists Increasingly developers viruses and online fraud, and a wave of attacks on web-own site, the purpose of which was to spread malware for mobile devices.

Experts note that in August 2012 the most common malicious program Trojan.Mayachok.1. The number of detected instances of Trojan increased by 6.5% compared to July of this year.

In addition, the more dangerous for the users have malware associated with SMS-messages. Such programs are archives that are supposedly software to install popular applications. When you open the archive user is asked to send an SMS-message to the number or specify the number of your mobile phone. Such actions will sign the user on the service with a mandatory monthly fee.

An important development was the discovery in August of the critical vulnerabilities Java Runtime Environment version 1.7x. First information about Brescia appeared on August 26 and the next day attackers exploit to spread it through a set of BlackHole Exploit Kit. Company Oracle, which is the developer of JRE, has released an update 4 days after the discovery of vulnerability.

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