Spam or Virus?

Today I had one of those typical spam malware in my mailbox, showing that Microsoft Outlook is one of the most widely used mail programs, being attacked all the time: Microsoft Outlook Notification for the xxxx@xxxx.xx Support [xxxx@xxxx.xx] Sent :Thu 15/10/2009 06:38 To xxxx@xxxx.xx Attachment (12kb) You have (6) New Message from Outlook Microsoft – Please re-configure […]

Strange requests

I was analyzing some logfiles of my webserver during the last days and watched a huge number of strange hits coming from rather strange hosts: index.php?page= What the heck is going on here? What does the URL do? Well – it’s there for purpose – so let’s fetch it. (URL above is cloaked for security reasons) A good […]


I don’t know your experience regarding malware, but I already got my favorites there as they’re pretty nasty due to their behaviour or the fact that they are not known by the (currently installed) scanner. It happened again those days. A friend complained about her laptop acting strange. As I am an optimist, I try to avoid thinking […]