File-in-the-middle hijackers

This may be a new trend among browser hijackers, but it seems more than a coincidence that we found two browser hijackers using a very similar approach to reach their goal of taking victims to the sites of their choice.

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PUP Friday: Adware family EoRezo

EoRezo is a detection name that is in use for a big part of the adware family called Tuto4PC. The adware is bundled with other software and with tutorials (about software). The adware, although annoying, is usually harmless by itself, but that can’t be said about the advertisements and sites it opens on the victim’s computer.

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Tech Support Scams, two for the price of one

In what must be an attempt to drive victims crazy enough to call one of their numbers, Tech Support Scammers replace one logon lock-screen with another.

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Intentional security holes

Sinkholes and watering holes are two words not automatically associated with computer security, yet they are in use to describe two tactics that are used in this field.

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Tech support scammer follow-up

This post is a sequel to Tech support scammers using Winlogon. As we have found after writing that post there are many variants of this scam.

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