Kaspersky US download servers spread malware

vbimport

#1

After being hacked, Kaspersky’s (Yes, the “Security Software” company) US download servers were abused for spreading scareware :eek:

http://www.securityweek.com/kasperskys-us-download-site-attacked-users-experience-malicious-redirect

Michael


#2

One of these days hackers are going to turn off all the lights in the world at one time


#3

Probably it will be worse than that, scriptkiddies will overtake this role…


#4

Scriptkiddies? :disagree:
This “business” is run in a professional manner by criminal organisations.

The scareware guys even run hotlines and live-chats to “support” their victims (http://www.heise.de/security/meldung/Scareware-jetzt-mit-Live-Support-1037280.html - in german or http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Scareware-now-with-live-support-1037622.html - in english).

Michael


#5

You know what I mean.

Yesterday there were scriptkiddies, nowadays its a big biz… [B]the greed for mo mo is unbeatable…[/B] :wink: