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CTA: Malwarebiter.com

URGENT:

Malwarebytes mimic site ‘Malwarebiter(dot)com’ hosts fake anti-malware product and spreads malware.

ACTION:

Do NOT visit ‘Malwarebiter(dot)com‘ unless you are using a secured environment (i.e. Virtual Machine or Sandbox)

DETAILS:

A product known as ‘Malwarebiter’ is being advertised as the ‘Worlds Greatest Anti-Malware Software’ is actually fake Anti-Malware software that detects legitimate files as malware (i.e. False Positives) and fails to detect any real malware.

 

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In addition, the website for ‘Malwarebiter Anti-Malware‘ spread Zeus Trojan malware via a Java or PDF drive-by exploit and it is not advised to visit this site unless you are using a secured environment such as a sandbox application or virtual machine.

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The current detection ratio for a single sample of the downloaded malware, according to VirusTotal, is 6/46:

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Click the image to see the full VirusTotal scan.

Currently all malware being used in these exploit attacks are detected by Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scans with up-to-date definitions as Spyware.Zbot.ED.

We will soon be posting an in-depth report on this threat so stay tuned and stay safe!


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