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Two Tweet Weeks: May 16-29, 2011

   30 May 11   Filed in Tweet Week

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.


May 16, 2011

update: new malicious domain “adam-love .net” and 34,459 known infected sites #GoogleImagePoisoning

RT @mattcutts: A recent spam trend is hacking websites to insert rel=canonical pointing to hacker’s site. If U suspect hacking, check 4 it.

[h-online.com] Backwards Unicode names hides malware and viruses — very smart and simple trick!

May 18, 2011

[avast.com] Google-images poisoning stats — I wonder, where they get traffic data for malicious domains? the 2nd graph

RT @bartblaze: SmartScreen® Application Reputation in IE9 — can it hurt small software vendors?

May 20, 2011

My guest post on @stopbadware blog: “Canonical” hacks — I’ll add some more details on Unmask Parasites blog soon

May 22, 2011

The doorway-generating script for #GoogleImagePoisoning that I wrote about here has changed recently…

… it internally uses “LOVE-BLOGUSA .NET” domain (registered on May 18) and a new file xml.txt (this domain in base64 inside) …

… and new cloaking logic. Shows spammy pages for direct requests, redirects visitors from Google to Bing.com (maybe it doesn’t like my IP?)

[sucuri.net] osCommerce malware: Cannot redeclare corelibrarieshandler — another buggy attack breaks sites

May 23, 2011

[Google Webmaster Central] Easier URL removals for site owners — to remove rogue pages created by hackers from Google

RT @badwarebusters Great guest post on StopBadware Blog by @unmaskparasitescanonical hacks. Great info 4 webmasters!

May 25, 2011

[update] Unmask Parasite v0.5.276 — improved detection of one ongoing script injection attack

May 26, 2011

RT @wordpress: WordPress 3.1.3 security release now available. Please upgrade! (Also, 3.2 beta 2!)

RT @gcluley: SEO poisoning attacks top the charts when it comes to web threats, SophosLabs research reveals

[badwarebusters.org] Facebook clickjacking attack — invisible iframe posts FB comments with malicious links

May 27, 2011

[sucuri.net] Understanding .htaccess attacks – Part 1 — conditional redirects and malicious PHP “auto appends”

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