Category Archives: Network

An HTTPS hijacking click-fraud botnet infects almost 1 million computers

The malware replaces search results with ones from an affiliate program Source: Bitdefender LABS Online advertising is a multi-billion dollar business mostly ran by Google, Yahoo or Bing via AdSense-like programs. The current generation of clickbots such as the Redirector.Paco Trojan have taken abuse to a whole new level, burning through companies’ advertising budget at an unprecedented pace. The malware’s objective is… Read More »

Researchers make low-power Wi-Fi breakthrough

Source: NetworkWorld Passive Wi-Fi could make for a more energy efficient Internet of Things, University of Washington researchers say The biggest downside of Wi-Fi for most users might be that it can really drain your smartphone or tablet battery, but a research team at the University of Washington has come up with a way to make using the… Read More »

Microsoft EMET – Time For an Upgrade

Source: NeworkWorld Hackers can easily disable the Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), a free tool used by companies to strengthen their Windows computers and applications against publicly known and unknown software exploits. Researchers from security vendor FireEye have found a method through which exploits can unload EMET-enforced protections by leveraging a legitimate function in the tool itself.… Read More »

New remote access Trojan Trochilus used in cyberespionage operations

Source: NetworkWorld A cyberespionage group has been discovered using a new remote access Trojan, dubbed Trochilus, whose detection rate was very low among antivirus products.  The malware was discovered by researchers from Arbor Networks while investigating attacks in Myanmar that were launched from compromised government websites. The researchers linked the compromises to a sophisticated group of attackers known… Read More »

Setup a Multi-Tenant IFD Dynamics CRM With NAT Firewall

We at QualTechCloud have been setting up complex Dynamics CRM environments. It has come the time for us to deliver crm online to our customers and as Microsoft Partners we have to deliver compliant environments. We had a hard time setting up IFD in a complex highly scalable environment. We have found bits and pieces of information scattered… Read More »