Malware that takes a nap…
Trojan Nap evades behavioral anti-malware by performing a few functions and then it stops executing anything for 10 minutes. Pretty nifty stuff – http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/30622/malware-takes-a-nap-to-avoid-detection/
Microsoft and Symantec Give the Beat Down on a Botnet
It’s tag team time! Oh yeah! Microsoft and Symantec got bored and decided to shutdown a botnet named Bamital. Bamital controlled thousands of PC’s and would redirect search engine queries to fake/malicious sites.
China’s got worms…errr…and malware too.
Apparently the good ole’ country of the .cn has a 55% infection rate among it’s PC’s. That’s the highest on Earth (and possibly the galaxy). New PC’s in China are often preloaded with malware…and smog. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/02/07/panda_china_most_infected_pcs/