Packed.Generic.273 Utilizes Packers

Packed.Generic.273 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal themselves from antivirus software. More information can be found at this Symantec page.

DefenceLabRemovalTools Conducts Fake Virus Scan


DefenceLabRemovalTools is a potentially unwanted application that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer. More information can be found at this Symantec page.

ObfJS-CQ Redirects to Malicious Web Site

ObfJS-CQ will redirect browsing to other malicious websites. More information can be found at this Sophos page.

Banker-EUU Spreads Via Email

Banker-EUU is a Trojan for the Windows platform which spreads via email. It includes functionality to steal confidential information. More information can be found at this Sophos page.

Dldr-CS Installs in Registry

Dldr-CS is a Trojan for the Windows platform. It includes functionality to run automatically. When installed, it creates the file <Root>WindowsLive.exe. More information can be found at this Sophos page.

Autorun-AWO Copies Itself to Windows Folder

Autorun-AWO is a worm for the Windows platform. It includes functionality to copy itself to the <WINDOWS> folder. More information can be found at this Sophos page.

Tupym-A Drops Malware

Tupym-A is a worm for the Windows platform. It includes functionality to copy itself to the <WINDOWS> and <WINDOWS>system32 folders, run automatically, as well as access the Internet and communicate with a remote server via HTTP. More information can be found at this Sophos page.

Adobe Releases Security Updates for Flash Player and AIR

Adobe released a security bulletin to address multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 10.0.32.18 and earlier and Adobe AIR1.5.2 and earlier. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or obtain sensitive information. More information can be found at this Adobe page.