Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Malware Tracker Document Threats List

We've released our new list of current document threats (Microsoft Office Word/Excel/Powerpoint) which will be kept up to date with the most popular document exploits we see through email gateway detection. A lot of the targeted email attacks are surprisingly using older exploits which often have patches available, however, many users do not download MS Office patches and they are not usually included in automatic updates. PDF threats are tracked separately.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Mila's Malware Aquarium

Our friend Mila Parkour of the Contagiodump blog has released a new collection of malware samples heavy on PDF and MS Office exploits. A number of the exploits were originally zero-day and released through her blog (which always has interesting stuff). Check out the post and downloads.