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Computer Security Watch – April 4 2014

Today’s Top Threat
O97M.Crigent
This virus hides itself inside Microsoft Word and Excel files, and then connects to remote hosts worldwide to download more heinous files. The best defense is to make sure you have a secure firewall up and running.

Today’s Top Stories
In 2013, the malware UPATRE was noted as one of the top malware seen attached to spammed messages. The malware was also notorious for downloading other malware, including ZeuS and ransomware, particularly its more sophisticated form, Cryptolocker. This was enough reason to believe that the UPATRE threat is constantly advancing its techniques–this time, by using multiple levels of attachments.

Domains Added To Our Blacklist
In case you want to add them to yours as well.
postnational.biz
126.com
21cn.com
amazonses.com
apecst.com

Wrapping up
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