• Android malware sending Premium SMS targeting Polish users

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    CERT Polska received an Android malware sample. Both the application name ( poland_xxx.apk ) and its location (it was downloaded while visiting a popular Polish website, probably as a part of advertisement) may mean that Polish Internet users are targeted. Application sends three Permium-rate SMS, all of …

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  • 21 June 2012 CERT Polska #malware

    Analysis of a very social malware

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    Yesterday Polish security portal, Niebezpiecznik.pl, has informed about a new kind of malware spreading through Facebook (article in Polish). CERT Polska got a sample of this malicious software to analyse. Despite Facebook being not a new attack vector, this malware sample is very interesting. Currently it is detected by …

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  • 04 January 2012 CERT Polska #dga #malware #trojan

    ZeuS – P2P+DGA variant – mapping out and understanding the threat

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    n the autumn of 2011 we observed new malware infections, which looked similar to Zeus. Subsequent analysis of the malicious software mechanism start up, the process of hiding and storing of configuration indeed verified that it was ZeuS. However, monitoring of infected machines failed to uncover the characteristic communicatation with …

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  • 20 October 2011 CERT Polska #botnet #malware

    CERT Polska Semiannual Report: January-June 2011

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    Our first semiannual report, covering period from January to June 2011 is focused on information from automated systems. We have received almost 4 million automated incident reports and we grouped them in major categories such as spam sources, phishing, malware, bots or DDoS attacks. We discuss our findings in the …

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  • 15 March 2011 CERT Polska #botnet #malware

    CERT Polska annual report for 2010 is published

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    Our annual report for 2010 presents and comments on statistical data derived from CERT Polska daily operations in 2010. The outcome is a comprehensive analysis of network threats affecting Polish networks as we see them. Unlike previous years, when we focused on manually handled incidents, the data presented in the …

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  • 23 January 2011 CERT Polska #malware

    ZITMO: The new mobile threat

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    ZeuS is a “popular” spyware, a short analysis of which we had provided earlier. ZITMO, or “Zeus In The MObile”, is a new threat that has been affecting customers of Polish banks for the past few weeks. This is a new variation of Zeus, targeting smartphones as well as PCs …

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