IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: Symantec Showcases Digital Malware Snapshots for 2009 RSA Conference

 
 
By Brian Prince  |  Posted 2009-04-14
 
 
 

Symantec Showcases Digital Malware Snapshots for 2009 RSA Conference

by Brian Prince

Symantec Showcases Digital Malware Snapshots for 2009 RSA Conference

Sexdating1

Text/HTML spam started in late 2007 and promoted "adult dating" or "extreme dating"' Websites. The content of the spam, and the Website that it links to, is typically sexually explicit.

Sexdating1

Phishing1

This image depicts a phishing attack, still among the banes of e-mail users. According to MessageLabs' latest threat report, one in every 284.6 e-mails last month constituted a phishing attack.

Phishing1

Huigezi Trojan

Huigezi is a targeted Trojan dropped via PDF exploit that spied on audio and video communications most commonly used for industrial espionage.

Huigezi Trojan

Cutwail

An installer Trojan. Cutwail is currently one of the world's largest botnets, controlling more than 1 million zombie computers.

Cutwail

Archiving Solution

This is a depiction of 24 hours of typical usage of MessageLabs' Archiving retrieval, search and recovery tools. The layered sphere shows the most recent archived e-mails stored near the surface (blue) and older e-mails toward the core (red). The attachment size determines the volume and shape of the three-dimensional form.

Archiving Solution

Rocket Fuel