Some spammers can really drive you mad – especially if they are doing things like that. Looking at my mailserver logs I have found some strange IP addresses like 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124 or 126.96.36.199 which are resolving to ‘localhost’ regarding to their reverse DNS. In other words, a bad configured mailserver thinks that the mail comes from itself and […]
It’s quite a while since I have blogged about malware – and even more time has passed by since I have started catching malware. It all started around March 2006 as I was starting to contact various anti-virus labs and security companies to share the samples I have caught. But I have to admit that it was a […]
The start of the new year was quite a bad one: 931 comments are waiting for moderation. Quite much if you’d ask me. Having a closer look it wasn’t the bikers gang fighting a flamewar on one of Grazer’s postings – that would be too nice to be true. Instead of a biker clan it was a bunch […]
Yesterday was the fifth birthday of a-squared, one of the whizz kids of the anti virus business. The program started as a simple anti spyware tool and got better over time since it grew up to be a full virus scanner. As this is a reason to celebrate, emsisoft sells the product for 5 EUR during the next […]
It sounds like the sysadmins’ worst dream: Microsoft publishes a patch addressing a current problem and just a couple of hours later the world has to face tons of attacks regarding this issue. Before we disconnect the network and run around in panic, let’s have a look at the facts. In my opinion it’s just a matter of […]
As some spammer guy abuses my domain name again, my mail server got some work to do. Anyways, this time there’s a new bastard out there pretending to be a video of Angelina Jolie. For making it through the common malware scanners the virus is hidden in a password protected rar archive… Keep your eyes open, out there!